Morocco

Morocco relies mostly on fossil fuels to meet its domestic energy demand. Fossil fuels account for about 68% of installed capacity in Morocco. The remaining 32% are from renewable energy resources; mostly hydro, wind and solar. Though Morocco produces some oil and natural gas for domestic consumption, it has to import the majority of its fossil fuel needs. 93% of Morocco’s total primary energy consumption comes from oil, natural gas and coal. The country is seeking to meet its growing energy demand with fewer imports by tapping into its vast renewable energy potential. The government aims to generate 52% of electricity from renewable resources by 2030, focusing mostly on solar and wind energy. The government also seeks to reduce energy consumption by 20% by 2030.

Morocco is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

The OPEC Fund for international Development (OFID) approved the extension of a US$ 150,000 grant in support of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) on 21 September 2016. The grant will support the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) initiated by the Regional Center...
May 31 2016, under the patronage of H.E the Egyptian Minster of Electricity and Renewable Energy and chairman of the Executive Office of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity Dr. Mohamed Shaker, the Executive Bureau of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity held its thirty-second meeting...
After successfully holding the forum in 2012 and 2014, The League of Arab States (LAS) in cooperation with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA),the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), The EU-funded project Energy Efficiency in the Construction...
The agricultural sector is one of the top economic driving forces of the Egyptian economy for both its share in the GDP and its impact on employment. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt plans to increase its agricultural production level by reclaiming 1.5 million...
Within the framework of Solar Atlas for the Mediterranean Project, RCREEE participates in the organization of two training courses on solar resources and PV technology. The two courses are organized as a part of RCREEE efforts to contribute in building and strengthening of Arab expertise in fields...
Casablanca, Morocco 2 - 4 April 2016 More on the event
Rabat, Morocco 4 - 5 April 2016 More on the event
TaqaWay sustainable energy knowledge portal started a new cooperation with Energypedia. This cooperation is to reinforce the accessibility of information related to renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE). In addition, it facilitates finding reliable, accurate and updated information on RE...
“Energy Efficiency Financial Mechanisms - How to make EE bankable?” The league of Arab States in cooperation with RCREEE, GIZ and MED-ENEC organized a round table discussion on “Energy Efficiency Financial Mechanisms – How to make EE bankable?” in Cairo, Egypt from 6 to 7 December, 2015. In his...
24 November 2015 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) celebrated the graduation of the fifth round of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY). APSEY is a regional internship program in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency and it is...

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