Masen, the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, has announced the pre-qualified entities for the Noor Midelt II solar project, marking another step forward in the deployment of the NOOR Plan. This ambitious initiative, launched under the guidance of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, aims to harness the potential of solar energy in Morocco.
Today, Masen revealed the list of pre-qualified consortiums and companies that are being considered for the important role of private partner in the design, financing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the second power plant within the Noor Midelt solar complex, known as “Noor Midelt II.”
The pre-qualification process has identified the following entities:
- A consortium led by COBRA Servicios, Communicaciones y Energia S.L. (Spain), in partnership with COBRA Instalaciones y Servicios S.A. (Spain).
- A consortium led by EDF Renouvelables (France), in partnership with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC (Masdar) (United Arab Emirates).
- A consortium led by ENEL GREEN POWER S.P.A (Italy), in partnership with TAQA MOROCCO (Morocco).
- A consortium led by IBERDROLA RENOVABLES INTERNATIONAL (Spain), in partnership with DONGFANG Electric International Corporation (China) and GAIA PROJECT SARL (Morocco).
- A consortium led by INTERNATIONAL POWER S.A. (Belgium), in partnership with NAREVA Holding SA (Morocco).
The Noor Midelt II project is a significant undertaking that involves the construction of a photovoltaic power plant with battery storage. It is expected to have an impressive installed capacity of around 400 MWp of photovoltaic panels and will provide 2 hours of storage capacity.
This project represents a major milestone in Morocco’s renewable energy journey and demonstrates the country’s commitment to sustainable development. The selected private partner will play a crucial role in realizing the vision of the Noor Midelt II solar project and contributing to the nation’s renewable energy goals.