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Wind power: ACWA launches project in North or Morocco
07/18/2016 - Général

ACWA Power has just placed the final orders for the construction of its wind power station in the North of Morocco, the group has announced. ANWA Power is a multinational developer, co-owner, and operator of power stations and water desalinisation plants.

“All of the preliminary conditions for financing this project have been satisfied,” stated the Saudi group in a press release. They went on to explain that the future wind farm would have a capacity of 120 MW and would be located at Jbel Sendouq-Khalladi.

This wind farm is the first project developed by ACWA power and its partner ARIF, an investment fund specialised in infrastructure projects managed by Infra Invest a subsidiary of RMA Watanya, as part of the law on renewable energies.

This project, involving the total investment of 1.7 billion MAD will contribute to a long-term reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 200,000 tons of Co2 per year. The project will also help boost industrial integration with national actors and create up to 300 jobs over the construction period.

Source: Infomédiaire