Noor II Solar Power Plant, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Last Modified: Sun Mar 31 2019 21:04:57 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 200 MW
    installed capacity of the Noor II power plant which is located in the municipality of Ghessate, in the Southern province of Ouarzazate, on the edge of the Sahara. It is part of a 4 unit complex of solar CSP and PV technology.
  • 600 GWh
    electricity generated by the plant annually.
  • 170,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the plant each year.
  • 300,000 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • 610 hectares
    area on which the Noor II complex is built - large enough to be seen from space.
  • ?
    crescent-shaped solar mirrors arranged in ? rows follow the sun as it tracks across the heavens, whirring quietly every few minutes.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project owner and developer: MASEN 2) EPC contractor: SENER,ACCIONA and TSK 3) Power distribution: ?.
  • 9,218 million dirhams
    Estimated project cost.
  • 1.36 dh
    Price per Kwh
  • Jan 2018
    Project commissioned, with construction having started in Feb 2016.