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November 23, 2021

Aftissat Wind Farm, Morocco

By Carmen

Aftissat Wind Farm is a 401.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra, Morocco. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 401.6 201.6 200 Active Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra, Morocco Societe Energie Eolienne du Maroc

Description

The project was developed by Societe Energie Eolienne du Maroc and is currently owned by Nareva Holding with a stake of 75%.

The project cost is $769.964m.

The Aftissat Wind Farm (Aftissat Wind Farm Phase I), has 100m high towers.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

LafargeHolcim Maroc and OCP are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Aftissat Wind Farm (Aftissat Wind Farm Phase I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-3.6-130 turbines. The phase consists of 56 turbines with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Aftissat Wind Farm (Aftissat Wind Farm Phase II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 40 turbines, each with 5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the Aftissat Wind Farm (Aftissat Wind Farm Phase II) for a period of 20 years.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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