Nouakchott Wind Power Station 30MW

Project owner : Somelec

Partner : Elecnor


Nouakchott Wind Farm is an onshore wind power project with a total capacity of 30 MW, all of which is currently active. The project is located in Nouakchott, Mauritania and is operated by Elecnor. It consists of 15 turbines, each with a power of 2,000 kW and a diameter of 97 m. The wind farm was developed by a joint venture of Valorem, Elecnor, and Tractebel and was commissioned in November 2015.


Project Info

Technologies Used : Onshore wind farm


15 turbines: Gamesa G97/2000 (power 2 000 kW, diameter 97 m)

Project Completion Year 2015 (Inauguration)

Status : Operational

Location : Nouakchott

Quick Facts

Diesel fuel savings: 14 million liters annually

Homes powered: more than 20,000

CO2 Emission reductions: 41,225 tones annually

WIND energy penetration: 20 percent into the grid