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Morocco Envisions 14% of Power from Sun by 2020

September 12th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill

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


Morocco Stays Renewable Energy Course Amidst Arab Spring

July 18th, 2012 | by Andrew

Morocco's been able to steer a moderate, largely peaceful course since the Arab Spring, one that includes a strong commitment to realizing the goals of an ambitious national renewable energy / energy efficiency strategy. In a CleanTechnica interview, the director of Morocco's new renewable energy agency laid out in more detail the aims, underpinnings, and means by which Morocco is working to realize its renewable energy and energy efficiency goals.


California Outdone in 33% Renewable Target by — Morocco?

January 10th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer

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.



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