Morocco’s current renewables generation capacity stands at just over 3GW, equivalent to almost half of the country’s current peak load, which reached a record 6.31GW in August according to state power utility ONEE.

Rabat relies on gas imports from Algeria and also oil to fuel some of its conventional power capacity. However, four coal-fired plants with a combined capacity of 2.87GW, equivalent to almost 33% of end-2017 generating capacity of 8.82GW, currently generates around 58% of Morocco’s electricity. (CONTINUED - 795 WORDS)