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Prequalification has begun for the second phase of the giant Midelt solar project, part of the Noor programme managed by the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen). The Midelt projects employ concentrated solar power (CSP) and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies to provide cheaper power during the day and meet peak demand.The first 800MW phase was awarded in May to a consortium of France’s EDF, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), and Green of Africa.