Electricity Project I

Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Mar 1970
Signature Date 28 Jul 1970
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 1972
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 1972
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23630
Environmental Category 1
Commitment U.A 2,800,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention relates to the Electricity project I. It constitutes the first tranche of the extension program of the high and medium voltage networks for electricity transmission and distribution in the provinces of Settat, Meknes, Kenitra, Tangier and Agadir. The project is an integral part of the overall energy program and is part of the country's overall development effort. It focuses on the construction of new 150 KV and 60 KV transmission lines and transformer and distribution substations in five sub-assemblies. The project Electricity I should allow the National Office of Electricity (ONE) to meet the growing demand for electricity and supply of energy to consumption centers in five regions. It includes: (i) the installation of 55 km of lines at 150 KV, (ii) the installation of 155 km of lines at 60 KV, (iii) the construction and extension of ten transformation stations at 150 / 60 KV and 60/20 KV.

Project Objectives

The project aims to extend the network of 150 and 60 KV of electrical energy in five regions of Morocco.


The main beneficiaries of the project are the inhabitants of the provinces of Settat, Meknes, Kenitra, Tangier and Agadir.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Office National de l'Electricité


IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-FAC-001
Last Update 28 Nov 2022


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Geographic Location

Country Morocco
Coordinates Location Name
33.9776 -5.52496 Meknes
33.0007 -7.62035 Settat
34.261 -6.5802 Kenitra
30.4202 -9.59815 Agadir
35.7673 -5.79975 Tangier