Ouarzazate

General Info
Owner/s: 
ACWA
Aries
MASEN
TSK
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Morocco
Status: 
Under construction
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
160.00 MW
Construction start date: 
May 2012
Start date: 
April, 2015
Location: 
Ouarzazate
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
SENER SENERTrough

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
two tank indirect - molten salts
Storage: 
3.00 Hours
Companies involved
Project developer: 
ACWA
Aries
TSK
EPC: 
Acciona Energia
SENER
TSK
O&M: 
NOMAC (ACWA)
Key components suppliers: 
SENER
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
€1042 M
Generation Offtaker: 
ONE
PPA/Tariff: 
1.62 morocco dirhams per kWh for 25 years (0.1869 USD)
Other financing info: 

Other
Construction length: 
28 months (expected)
Solar resource: 
2 635 kWh/m2/yr
Solar resource source: 
Measured on site
General comments:

This is the first phase of the Ouarzazate CSP complex. A second phase for additional 300 MW has already been launched for prequalification by late 2012.

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