Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa’s last colony

By Joanna Allan, Northumbria University, Newcastle Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national action plans. But though the north African country intends to generate half its electricity from renewables by 2030, its plans show that much of this energy will come from […]

Morocco and IRENA Partner to Boost Renewables and Green Hydrogen Development

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of the Kingdom of Morocco have today agreed to strengthen joint collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition. Specifically, IRENA and Morocco will work closely to advance the national green hydrogen economy as the country aims to become a major green hydrogen producer and exporter.

Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

The Kingdom of Morocco is already doing quite alright in terms of renewable energy relative to most other countries. Renewable energy creates about 35% of the country’s electricity needs, according to data from 2019. But the country is aiming to do much better.