Boulenouar Wind Power Station 100MW

Project owner : Somelec

Project Financier



Boulenouar Wind Power Station is a major development project in Mauritania, aimed at providing renewable energy to the country. The power station is the largest wind power plant in Mauritania, with a capacity of 102.375 MW. The wind farm consists of 39 turbines manufactured by Siemens-Gamesa, each with a capacity of 2.625 megawatts. The power station is owned by of the German conglomerate Siemens and the Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa. The development of the power station has been budgeted at 140 million euros, with a loan of 120 million euros committed by the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development.


Quick Facts

Diesel fuel savings: 34 million liters annually

CO2 Emission reductions: 99,225 tones annually

Homes powered: more than 100,000

WIND energy penetration: 40 percent into the grid

Project Info


Technologies Used : Onshore wind farm

39 Siemens-Gamesa turbines, each with rated capacity of 2.625 megawatts.

Project Completion Year 2022 (Inauguration)

Status : Operational

Location : Boulenouar