Morocco Clean Energy

Morocco Envisions 14% of Power from Sun by 2020

Speaking to AFP on the sidelines of a conference in Marrakesh, Deputy Energy Minister Mohammed Zniber said that his country is “very confident” of finding the investment necessary to build massive solar plants in its southern desert regions.
“Our target is that in 2020, 42 percent of our power supply will come from renewable energy, including 14 percent from solar,” he said […]

California Outdone in 33% Renewable Target by — Morocco?

In writing about yet another huge wind project being put out to bid by Morocco this morning, I started to look at California’s own renewable targets. It might seem odd to compare the two, but here is why the thought arose to compare the two.

Morocco has a relatively small population of 32 million, or about the same as California’s population of 33 million, and the two have in some ways, comparable targets for renewables, which makes for an interesting comparison.