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.
Tunisia engineers reach for stars with satellite launch
Tunisia celebrated the launch Monday of its first domestically made satellite, hoping it would inspire young engineers to reach for the stars at home rather than join those emigrating overseas.
Shared prosperity of the two shores of the Mediterranean
The energy transition factors of co-development are about sharing prosperity between the two shores of the Mediterranean. By Dr Abdelrahmane Mebtoul, Professor of universities, International expert, Director of Studies at SONATRACH circa 1974/1979, 1990/1995 and 2000/2007. Head of The Algerian delegation to the civil society summit of both sides of the Mediterranean and chairman of the […]
Urban rooms: where people get to design their city’s future
Tim Dixon, University of Reading and Lorraine Farrelly, University of Reading Despite the strong Utopian traditions of urban planning, there has often been a reluctance to think beyond the short term. Long-term planning is complex; electoral cycles are short and it’s easier to focus on the everyday challenges than those of the far-off future. For […]
Entrepreneurship space in the Arab world
Zawya #sme posted this article dated 13 December 2018 after conducting a series of interviews with many stakeholders in the Arab entrepreneurship space to gauge their views on the opportunities and the challenges that they face. The image above is of a technology start-up firm used for illustrative purpose. Getty Images/Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek Special Report: Entrepreneurship […]
Renewable energy investments grew to $297 billion in 2016
Solar Overtakes Fossil Fuels for the First Time North Hollywood, CA — (ReleaseWire) — 12/07/2018 – 2019 is just around the corner, and across the globe observations and statistics indicate that clean, renewable energy production is growing faster than fossil fuels, and multiple studies predict that this trend will continue to grow. Renewable energy investments […]
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