Moroccan businesses are getting a €253mn boost through two ‘green’ programs from the likes of the EBRD, the EU, the UN’s Green Climate Fund, and South Korea to help “strengthen Morocco’s economic recovery amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic,” the EBRD said on 1 October.

Rabat no doubt wants to see its ‘green’ ambitions trickle down to the wider economy. Morocco is pushing hard to incorporate renewables into its energy mix as it tries to move away from mainly coal-fired capacity. It last month saw about 400MW worth of wind projects enter the construction phase (MEES, 18 September). (CONTINUED - 99 WORDS)