From the 16th to the 19th of January, twenty renewable energy and cleantech developers from across Egypt, Ghana, India, Jordan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, UAE and USA will showcase cutting-edge projects and conduct full business presentations at the Project Village at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 in Abu Dhabi.

With 1 GW worth of of renewable projects being showased at the Project Village, the presentations represent a gigantic amount of local Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) region renewable energy.

Developing countries have overtaken developed ones in the growth of renewable projects, and the MENA region is key for the development of renewables.




Global Arab Network – Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, held a working meeting with the President of the World Bank (WB), Robert Zoellick, on means to promote co-operation in the field of energy.

Amina Benkhdra told MAP that the meeting is part of regular meetings between Morocco and the World Bank to enhance cooperation, especially in the area of renewable energies.

She added that the World Bank has been supporting Morocco’s efforts to promote clean energies, and has substantially financed projects implemented in this field, such as the solar station of Beni M’thar. (more…)