Voltalia baggage 35% of awards in Moroccan photo voltaic tender

April 26 (Renewables Now) – Renewable energy vegetation operator Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) mentioned on Monday it was the largest winner in a Moroccan tender, securing two photo voltaic tasks with a mixed output of 117 MW.

The corporate, Enel Inexperienced Energy, TAQA and AMEA POWER made seven profitable bids with a mixed capability of 333 MW within the tender held by the Ministry of Power Transition and Sustainable Growth and the Moroccan Company for Sustainable Power (MASEN). It sought to award 400 MW throughout seven websites throughout the Noor PV II advanced.

Voltalia expects to begin development on the finish of 2023 of a 69-MW photo voltaic farm at Ain Beni Mathar and a 48-MW park in Guercif. Collectively, the facility vegetation will be capable to generate sufficient clear electrical energy to energy 290,000 inhabitants per yr, as soon as operational. The photo voltaic parks’ output can be bought to non-public clients related to the general public grid by way of long-term electrical energy gross sales contracts.

The French firm already has nearly 100 MW of authorised tasks within the nation, primarily wind and hydro, and over 400 MW underneath growth, most of which photo voltaic.

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