Project Updates

Morocco-UK Power Project 

Credit: XLCC

Location: Morocco and UK

Project type: Integrated solar and wind power generation and HVDC interconnection project

Developer: Xlinks

Capacity: 10.5GW

The Morocco-UK power project aims to supply low-cost wind and solar power from Morocco to the UK. The combined facility will generate 10.5GW of energy, of which 3.6GW will be transmitted to the UK, meeting up to 8% of its electricity demand.

Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC) 

Credit: Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Location: Wisconsin, US 

Project type: CCGT power plant 

Capacity: 625MW 

Estimated Investment: $750m 

The NTEC, being developed by Dairyland Power, Basin Electric Power and Minnesota Power, is expected to generate more than 350 jobs and yield approximately $1m in annual local tax benefits. Construction is expected to commence in 2024 and commissioning in 2028.

Mendubim Solar PV Power Project 

Credit: Norsk Hydro ASA

Location: Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil 

Project type: Solar PV plant 

Capacity: 531MW 

Estimated Investment: $430m 

Construction of the Mendubim Solar PV project, being developed by Scatec, Hydro Rein and Equinor, commenced in July 2022. The facility began operations in March 2024 and has an annual power generation capacity of 1.2TWh.