Abdelkhalek Torres is a 54.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Morocco. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2000.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||54.6||54.6||–||Active||Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Morocco||ENGIE Green France; Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy|
The project was developed by ENGIE Green France and Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy. Futuren and Office National de l’Electricite et de l’Eau Potable are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.
The project generates 226GWh electricity thereby offsetting 235,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $52m.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in August 2000.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Office National de l’Electricite et de l’Eau Potable under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
Abdelkhalek Torres (Abdelkhalek Torres- Phase I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V42-600 kW turbines. The phase consists of 84 turbines with 0.6MW nameplate capacity.
Abdelkhalek Torres (Abdelkhalek Torres- Phase II) is equipped with Enercon E-40 turbines. The phase consists of 7 turbines with 0.6MW nameplate capacity.
About Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy
Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen), formerly Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, is engaged in generation of renewable energy. The company offers services which include identifying, designing, and scheduling electrical generation units; site prospection; project structuring; operation and maintenance of power plants. It is engaged in hydro energy, wind energy and solar energy projects. Its project portfolio includes Step Abdelmoumen, Ait Messoud, Step Afourer, Hassan I, Boujdour, Noor Ouarzazate I and Noor Laayoune. The organization partners with the German cooperation and the University Abdelmalek Essaadi to offer skill development activities in the field of green technology and sustainable development. Masen is headquartered in Rabat, Rabat-Sale, Morocco
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