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Abdelmoumen Pumped Storage Power Station

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 350000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Abdelmoumen Pumped Storage Power Station
The Abdelmoumen Pumped Power Transfer Station Project (STEP) is located about 70 km Northeast of Agadir. The site is located upstream of the existing reservoir of the Abdelmoumen dam on the Oued Issen. It falls under Taroudant Province and Bigoudine rural council. The Abdelmoumen STEP Project will reinforce the national electricity grid in the South. The STEP provides energy capacity as follows: 616 GWh / year of energy produced for 812 GWh / year of energy consumed. The project works will span approximately 48 months. STEP’s total construction cost estimate is DH 2 300 million.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Announced
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Abdelmoumen Dam
Agadir, Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane
Morocco

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Office National de l'Electricite (ONE)
Utility Type Federally Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Office National de l'Electricite (ONE)
Developer Office National de l'Electricite (ONE)
Cost & Performance
Performance Projected Cycle Efficiency: 75.86%
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Reserve Capacity - Spinning
Frequency Regulation
Renewables Energy Time Shift

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