Matmata Hydro-electric Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 18 Oct 1988
Signature Date 07 Feb 1989
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 1996
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1996
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23220
Commitment U.A 49,088,735.98
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Matmata Hydroelectric project is in line with the policy of valorization and exploitation of national primary energy resources laid down by the Gouvernment of Morocco. It is among the haut sebou projects meant for water and electricity supply. It is also one of the essential elements of the program to develop electricity generation facilities to meet short and medium-term energy demand, particularly peak load demand. The project has the following components: (i) modulation pool; (ii) civil engineering; (iii) power station; (iv) conduits; (v) balanced chimney; (vi) secondary components; (vii) Engineering, works control.

Project Objectives

With an installed capacity of 241 MW, the project is intended to generate electricity to meet ONE’s interconnected network peak load requirements.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Bank
Extending
Government Of Morocco
Implementing
Office National de l'Electricité (ONE)

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-FAB-002
Last Update 28 Oct 2020

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Geographic Location

Country Morocco