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Will Hydrogen fuel Morocco’s industrial projects of the future?

By Julie Chaudier
Posted on Monday, 6 September 2021 08:29

Hydrogen production from renewable energy © AA+W/Stock Adobe

Morocco, already endowed with significant renewable energy resources, is betting on hydrogen - the 'fuel of the future' - by embarking on several industrial projects. Will it bet the farm on energy exports?

One year to the day after signing an MoU (memorandum of understanding) with Germany to develop green hydrogen in Morocco, the kingdom initialed an agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) on 10 June, to study ways of involving the private sector in this new field. This is proof that it wants to continue betting on green hydrogen, despite a diplomatic spat with Germany in the spring.