Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Policy Support>Institutional creation
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment

In the context of reforming and enhancing the Moroccan energy sector, the government passed a law in January 2010 establishing the National Agency for the development of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. This agency will replace the current Centre for the Development of Renewable Energy created in 1982.

The new public body will contribute to the implementation of government policy in the energy sector and provide deployment roadmaps. The agency will be responsible for preparing national plans for each renewable energy sector and act as a central figure in promoting international co-operation to support major deployment policies, such as the national wind programme.

The agency will also encourage and support national research and development related to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Eventually, the agency will identify new Deployment Target Areas, assess national developments in energy efficiency and propose norms and standards for the renewable energy manufacturing industry.


As part of the new energy strategy that builds the renewable energy and energy efficiency a national priority and to support the implementation of the objectives defined in the framework of this strategy, particularly in terms of energy efficiency, Law No. 16.09 relative to the National Agency for the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency was promulgated on 11 February 2010.

Decree No. 2-10-320 made ​​for the purposes of the Act , the fixed seat , guardianship and the membership of the Board of the Agency. It also provides a revenue share of the share of the annual fee operating facilities of electricity production from renewable energy sources to be fixed by joint order of the Minister of Energy and Minister of Finance.

This decree was promulgated on 16 Jumada II 1432 ( 20 May 2011 ) and was published in the Official Gazette No. 5948 dated 2 June 2011.

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