Morocco-Germany Cooperation Agreement in Green Hydrogen Will Speed Up National Energy Transition – Minister
Rabat – The agreement signed Wednesday in Berlin between Morocco and Germany on the development of the green hydrogen production sector will contribute to the acceleration of the national energy transition, Minister of Energy, Mining and Environment, Aziz Rabbah, said Friday in Rabat.
Cooperation in the “Power to X” sector, which is part of the Moroccan-German energy partnership, will contribute to the acceleration of the national energy transition and the implementation of Morocco’s climate commitments, Rabbah told reporters.
The minister underscored its fundamental role in the fight against greenhouse gas emissions, the creation of jobs and the preservation of the environment.
“Morocco will benefit from this cooperation in various sectors, such as transport, industry and mining,” he said, while underlining the importance of the reliability of the Kingdom in the area of renewable energies.
In this regard, Rabbah stressed the will of the ministry to implement research and investment projects in the “Power to X” sector in cooperation with Germany.
Regarding the progress achieved by the Kingdom in the field of renewable energies, Rabbah highlighted the major achievements in this area, saying that currently “Morocco is among the countries that excel in the field of renewable energies development”.
Signed between the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment and the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, the agreement aims to develop the sector of green hydrogen production and to set up research and investment projects on the use of this source of green energy.
It concerns the “Power-to-X” project for the production of green hydrogen proposed by the Moroccan Solar Energy Agency (MASEN) and the establishment of a research platform on “Power- to-X “, the transfer of knowledge and the building of skills in partnership with the Institute for Research in Solar Energy and New Energy (IRESEN).