Noor IV Solar Power Plant, Noor Ouarzazate, Morocco

Last Modified: Sat Sep 30 2017 21:43:59 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 72 MW
    installed capacity of the Noor IV power plant which is located near the town of Ouarzazate, on the edge of the Sahara. It is part of a 4 unit complex of solar CSP and PV technology.
  • ? GWh
    electricity generated by the plant annually.
  • ?
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the plant each year.
  • 56,000 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the plant is operational.
  • 137 hectares
    area on which the Noor IV complex will be built.
  • ?
    solar panels will be used. Noor IV will be built using solar PV technology.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project owner and developer: MASEN 2) EPC contractor: Consortium of Sterling Wilson, Shapoorji Pallonji and Chint ­Solar 3) Power distribution: ?.
  • $220 million
    Estimated project cost.
  • 01 Apr 2017
    Morocco's King Mohammed VI launched the start of the fourth and final stage of Noor Ouarzazate by participating in the ground breaking ceremony.