Ouarzazate solar plant linked to the national grid

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The central Ouarzazate CSP Noor I (160 MW) will be commissioned by MASEN in October. It is with success that was connected future Ouarzazate solar complex, conveyed as part of the Moroccan Solar Plan, in its national grid high voltage.
This was announced by the Office national electricity and drinking water (Onee).

Ouarzazate solar plant linked to the national grid

Ouarzazate solar plant linked to the national grid

This connection was achieved via the construction and power of a new 225kV line between the post Onee 225 / 60KV Ouarzazate and that of the Central Ouarzazate. According to the Office, the new line will make possible industrial tests before the commissioning of the plant Ouarzazate CSP Noor I (160 MW) planned in October.

Additionally, other development works and strengthening the network of high voltage Onee in this region are in the final stages of commissioning. They will, in terms of meeting the growing demand for electricity and contribute to improving the quality of service offered to customers in this region, while securing the evacuation of the production of solar power Noor I Ouarzazate.

These include the new 225 kV line SN-Ouarzazate 300 km in length, the new post 225 / 60kV Tinghir II, with an installed capacity of 140 MVA, 225 kV extensions of existing positions in Errachidia Tazart and Ouarzazate.

These investments, which mobilized nearly 500 million DH, were funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the French Development Agency (AFD) and KfW, as well as a donated 15 million Euros from the European Union.

Mohamed Dekkak