Renewables, Wind

Alstom to build 100 MW wind farm in Morocco

16 April 2010 – Alstom has signed a contract with Nareva Holding, subsidiary of ONA, the leading Moroccan industrial and financial group, for a new wind farm in Akhfenir, in Morocco.
 
The wind farm, to be commissioned in 2011, will consist of 61 Alstom ECO 74 wind turbines totaling more than 100 MW of renewable energy to be supplied to private industrial customers in Morocco, mainly as part of the Energipro scheme.
 
Alstom will supply, install and commission the wind farm and is responsible for operation and maintenance during the first five years. During the installation phase, Alstom will hire around 45 people to work on site, with a further 16 employees in charge of operation and maintenance.