Posts Tagged ‘2009 energy strategy’

Solar Power Invades Oil-Rich Middle East | Scientific American

Morocco, not dissuaded by low oil prices, continues its push to develop domestic renewable energy sources: [...] As part of its 2009 National Energy Strategy, Morocco has pledged to bring online 6,000 MW of renewable energy — 42 percent of its installed capacity — from hydro, wind and solar resources by the end of the decade. Last year, officials told the Al-Hayat newspaper that the country would invest $11 billion in wind ...

IEA Review of Morocco’s Energy Policies Highlights Progress [International Energy Agency]

Morocco’s comprehensive energy strategy commended by an IEA report: Morocco’s energy strategy is very much on target, with notable advances in wind and solar power and on fuel subsidy reform, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says in its in-depth review of Morocco’s energy policies. The new report notes that while the country’s power sector restructuring is under way, there is scope for further progress in energy efficiency. “Under political guidance ...

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