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With a production capacity of 160 megawatts, Noor 1 is supposed to allow Morocco to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.Once all phases are complete, it is to be "the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world" and will produce 500 megawatts of electricity, providing power to more than 1 million Moroccans by 2018 and reduce Morocco's carbon emissions by 760,000 tons per year, they added.This is equivalent to about 1 percent of Morocco's CO2 emissions of around 56.5 million tons in 2011, according to World Bank figures.Morocco, to host next year's world climate change conference, aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent by 2030 .
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