Morocco boosted its power output by 8.2% to a record 34.52TWh for 2018 with the start-up of new solar, wind and coal capacity. Success in curbing demand growth meant domestic output met a 12-year high 92% of demand, with imports (almost all from Spain) halving to 2.93TWh (see chart 1).

Consumption edged up just 0.6% to 37.45TWh for 2018, according to freshly-released stats from state generator ONEE. Growth has slowed in recent years after the country began phasing out fossil fuel subsidies from 2012. (CONTINUED - 865 WORDS)