The capacity of renewable energy projects in operation reaches approximately 4,600 megawatts


The capacity of energy projects currently in operation reaches around 4,600 megawatts, announced on Monday in Rabat the Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Leila Benali.

In her response to an oral question on “universalizing the use of clean energy,” presented by the Istiqlalian Group of Unity and Egalitarianism in the House of Representatives, Ms. Benali stressed that midway through the mandate, the government authorized clean energy projects with a capacity of 2,000 megawatts.

He added that a set of procedures and measures have been taken to accelerate the generalization of the use of clean energy, stressing in this regard the increase in annual investments from 4 to 15 billion dirhams by 2027.

Among the measures that have been taken, according to the minister, is “the removal of the main obstacle to the generalization of clean energy, namely, the network”, noting that “investments exceeding 30 billion dirhams have been mobilized”, noting that investments did not exceed 1 billion dirhams per year during the period from 2009 to 2022.

In relation to legislative reforms, Ms. Benali indicated that legal texts have been adopted with the aim of developing “decentralized production relating to clean energy”, stressing that these efforts have enabled in particular “the publication of tariffs for access and use of the electricity network and electricity system services for the first time on January 31, 2024.”

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