In parallel to the "Photovoltaica" congress of renewable energies in Marrakech,
Voltalia (Euronext Paris, ISIN code: FR0011995588) announces it has obtained
permits for two hydropower plants of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW in Morocco.
Delivered by the Moroccan Ministry for Energy, the permits relate to two
hydropower plants projects of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW, located in the Middle-Atlas
These permits follow positive technical approvals delivered by the National
Bureau for Electricity and Drinking Water regarding the connexion of the plants
to the national grid. The concerned Water Basin Agencies have also given a
greenlight, taking into account the quality of the projects presented by
Voltalia. The electricity produced will be sold under long-term private PPAs,
which are currently under negotiation with corporate clients.
"These permits come as a recognition of the extensive work done over the past
three years by our Moroccan team", declares Sébastien Clerc, CEO of Voltalia.
"They confirm Voltalia's capacity to position itself as a first class partner
for the electricity provision of its clients, at a competitive price" adds Yoni
Ammar, CEO of Voltalia Morocco.
Next on the agenda: 2017 full-year results on March 28, 2018
About Voltalia (www.voltalia.com)
* Voltalia is an international player in the renewable energy sector. The
Company produces and sells electricity generated from wind, solar, hydro and
biomass power plants; it owns a total installed capacity of 508 MW.
* Voltalia is also a service provider, assisting its investor clients active in
renewables at each project stages, from conception to operation &
* With more than 460 employees in 17 countries, over 4 continents, Voltalia is
able to act worldwide on behalf of its clients.
* Voltalia has been listed on the Euronext regulated market in Paris since July
2014 (FR0011995588 - VLTSA) and is a component stock of the Enternext Tech 40
and CAC Mid&Small indexes.
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