Hassan 1 is a 67MW hydro power project. It is located on Lakhdar river/basin in Beni Mellal-Khenifra, Morocco. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1991.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||67||67||–||Active||Beni Mellal-Khenifra, Morocco||Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy|
The project was developed by Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy and is currently owned by Office National de l’Electricite et de l’Eau Potable.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 273 million cubic meter. The project generated 96 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1991.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 67MW 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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