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January 11, 2022

Ain Beni Mathar Hybrid Power Plant, Morocco

By Carmen

Ain Beni Mathar Hybrid Power Plant is a 450MW gas fired power project. It is located in Oriental, Morocco. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 450 450 Active Oriental, Morocco Abener Energia


The project was developed by Abener Energia and is currently owned by Office National de l’Electricite et de l’Eau Potable.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.

The project cost is $772.268m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in May 2010.

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.

Contractors Involved

Abener Energia was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of DKYZ2-1N41B steam turbine with 150MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of GT13E2 gas turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Cerrey supplied steam boiler for the project.

Abengoa is the O&M contractor for thermal power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2010, for a period of 15 years.

About Abener Energia

Abener Energia SA (Abener), a subsidiary of Abeinsa Ingenieria Y Construccion Industrial SA, is an alternative energy company that offers engineering and construction services for sustainable development in energy and environment sectors. The company operates through solar, biofuels, and conventional generation business areas. It designs and builds electricity generation plants based on solar-thermal technologies. Abener designs, builds, operates and maintains plants that produce power from biomass and natural gas, among other sources. The company operates in Poland, Mexico, Spain, India, the US and others. Abener is headquartered in Sevilla, Spain.


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