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Status Date: March 23, 2017
Project Overview
Project Name: NOOR III
Country: Morocco
Location: Ouarzazate
Technology: Power tower
Turbine Capacity: Net: 134.0 MW Gross: 150.0 MW
Status: Under construction
Start Year: 2017

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Technology: Power tower
Status: Under construction
Country: Morocco
City: Ouarzazate
Contact(s): Webmaster
Break Ground: May 2015
Start Production: 2017
PPA/Tariff Rate: 1.42 MAD per kWh
PPA/Tariff Information: USD 0.15 kWh


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

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Molten salt

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 150.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 134.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

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