installed capacity of the Noor III 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.
electricity generated by the plant annually.
approximate number of households that can be powered by the plant each year.
estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
area on which the Noor III complex is built.
Number of SENER's HE54 heliostats that point the sun's radiation towards a receiver located on the top of the tower, at a height of 250 m.
major organisations involved: 1) Project owner and developer: MASEN 2) EPC and O&M: ACWA Power, SENER, TSK, SEPCO 3) Power distribution: MASEN.
7,180 million dirhams
Estimated project cost. Funding from Clean Technology Fund, European Union, Neighbourhood Investment Facility, KFW, World Bank, African Development Bank, European Investment Bank.
Price per Kwh