Social CSP – Energy and development: exploring the local livelihood dimension of the Noor I CSP project in Southern Morocco

This study conducted by Wuppertal Institute and Germanwatch explores how the social pillar of sustainability at the local level could be met in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects. For this purpose, the authors evaluate the livelihood dimension of CSP technology based on a case study conducted on the 160 MW pilot CSP plant NoorI in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

The summary in French and Arabic as well as the full report can be downloaded in the Germanwatch website.