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NOOR II

Status Date: January 16, 2018
Project Overview
Project Name: NOOR II
Country: Morocco
Location: Ouarzazate
Owner(s):
Technology: Parabolic trough
Turbine Capacity: Net: 185.0 MW Gross: 200.0 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2018

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Background

Technology: Parabolic trough
Status: Operational
Country: Morocco
City: Ouarzazate
Contact(s): Webmaster
Break Ground: May 2015
Start Production: January 10, 2018
PPA/Tariff Rate: 1.36 MAD per kWh
PPA/Tariff Information: USD 0.14 kWh

Participants

Developer(s): ACWA
EPC Contractor: Sener - SEPCOIII
Generation Offtaker(s): ONE

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Thermal oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp: 293°C
Solar-Field Outlet Temp: 393°C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 200.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 185.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity: 7 hours
Thermal Storage Description: Molten salt