PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Now blooming in the desert: Morocco's grand dream of energy independence Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/738144/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Morocco is building one of the world's largest solar power plants in the desert east of Marrakesh, using a technology that will allow it to generate electricity well past sundown. It's part of an aggressive strategy to become energy independent.