Morocco’s King Mohammed Promotes Solar Power In Anniversary Speech


In an address to the nation on the 14th anniversary of his accession to the throne, Morocco's King Mohammed VI expressed his goal of his nation becoming a producer of renewable energy through solar and wind power programs.

‘In keeping with my vision regarding sustainable development, efforts are currently being made to ensure Morocco becomes a producer of renewable energy,’ says the official text of King Mohammed's speech. ‘The implementation of the solar energy program and the launching of the An-Nour Complex in Ouarzazate are part of this endeavor, just like the targets we set in the area of wind energy production. In addition to being environment-friendly, these projects will reduce our dependence on imported energy.’

The king referenced solar power in the context of a broad range of reforms and initiatives aimed at achieving steady economic growth, sustainable development and social solidarity.

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