Morocco’s Energy Strategy
Morocco has adopted a national energy policy favorable to the development of renewable energies, in order to secure its energy supply in a context of strong growth in energy demand, to control the future costs of energy services in relation to the upward trend petroleum products prices and, finally, to preserve the environment by mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
One of the major priorities of the new energy strategy drawn up by the government in accordance with the High Royal Directives is to increase the contribution of renewable energies to electricity production by 42% in 2020.
At COP 22, Morocco raised its target for the share of renewable energy in the power installed capacity to 42% by 2020 and to 52% by 2030. The King of Morocco indicated that Morocco” has become one of the major actors of the energy transition in the world and more particularly on the African continent “.