Al Wahda is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Uerga river/basin in Rabat-Sale-Kenitra, Morocco. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1997.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||240||240||–||Active||Rabat-Sale-Kenitra, Morocco||Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy; Technopromexport|
The project was developed by Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy and Technopromexport. The project is currently owned by Office National de l’Electricite et de l’Eau Potable.
Al Wahda is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,730 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 61.8m. The project generated 543.8 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1997.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 82.6MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 94 MVA.
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
Technopromexport, a subsidiary of Prominvest of Rostec State Corporation, is a state owned engineering company that specializes in the construction of power projects. The company carries out the construction of various energy facilities including thermal power plants such as combined-cycle, gas-turbine, geothermal and diesel; hydroelectric power plants; RES based plants; power transmission lines and substations; geothermal power plants; and facilities for oil & gas, petrochemical and chemical industries. Technopromexport is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.
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