Morocco Partner, Sign Bilateral Energy Deal With Israel

A bilateral agreement for energy cooperation between Israel and Morocco was signed this morning at Bar-Ilan University.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Israeli Minister of Education Dr. Yifat Shasha-Biton and Head of the Liaison Office of the Kingdom of Morocco to the State of Israel H.E. Abderrahim Beyyoudh and senior Israeli energy company officials.

The Israel-Morocco agreement for energy cooperation was signed between Mohammad VI Polytechnic University in the name of the Moroccan National Energy Transition Consortium (MNETC), which includes 20 research groups from various Moroccan universities, and the Israel National Energy Research Consortium (INERC), which includes 33 research groups from seven leading Israeli academic institutions.

Under the agreement, bilateral joint research will be conducted in such areas as rechargeable batteries, recycling, solar energy, and the hydrogen economy, as well as solving Morocco’s major challenge of storing and transporting its energy to neighboring countries such as Spain. Morocco has set a goal of producing 52% of its electricity through renewable energy by 2030.


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