Akhfenir is a 197.07MW 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 June 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 197.07 197.07 Active Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra, Morocco Nareva Holding; Societe Energie Eolienne du Maroc


The project was developed by Nareva Holding and Societe Energie Eolienne du Maroc. The project is currently owned by Nareva Holding.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in June 2013.

Power Purchase Agreement

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Caisse Marocaine Des Retraites, LafargeHolcim Maroc and OCP are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Akhfenir (Akhfenir I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy ECO 74 turbines. The phase consists of 61 turbines with 1.67MW nameplate capacity.

Akhfenir (Akhfenir II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 1.7-100 turbines. The phase consists of 56 turbines with 1.7MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the Akhfenir (Akhfenir I) for a period of 5 years.

About Nareva Holding

Nareva Holding SA (Nareva Holding), a subsidiary of Societe Nationale d’Investissement S.A. is an energy company. It operates multiple wind farm projects. The company also carries out the construction of coal-powered electricity generation units. Nareva Holding is headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco.


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