Morocco Turns the Sahara Desert into a Solar Energy Oasis

This piece was produced by our partners at PBS NewsHour. Morocco says it wants to be the Saudi Arabia of solar energy. Its flagship project is a first-of-its-kind, $9-billion energy plant called Noor, meaning “light” in Arabic, and the size of the city of Paris. Special Correspondent Monica Villamizar reports from the city of Ouarzazate.