Archive for the ‘Morocco’ Category

Morocco Eyes Huge Hydrogen Projects For Export to Europe

Courtesy of Bloomberg, a report on Morocco’s ambitious hydrogen plans: Morocco is considering partnering with Gautam Adani — Asia’s richest person — on a large-scale hydrogen project amid a renewable energy push to meet demand at home and in Europe. Authorities are thinking of signing final investment decisions for “at least two competitive industrial projects” in […]

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North Africa: No Instant Cure for Europe’s Energy Woes

Via Eurasia Review, commentary on North Africa’s potential to help address Europe’s energy challenges: Several major energy projects connecting northwest Africa to Europe are being made necessary by current geopolitical realities, making this route a vital energy corridor. The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline is a unique multi-country project, while Algeria’s Maghreb-Europe Gas Pipeline and several other […]

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UAE’s Masdar: Africa Poised To Be Hydrogen Hub

Via Al Monitor, an article on the African continent’s potential to produce hydrogen as an energy source: Hydrogen continues to be a major topic at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, aka COP27.  The Emirati renewable energy company Masdar released a report today on the potential of the African continent to become a hub for the generation […]

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Nigeria’s $25 Billion Gas Line May Get Investment Nod Next Year

Via Bloomberg, a report on a potential $25B gas line from Nigeria to Morocco: An investment decision on a $25 billion gas pipeline from Nigeria to Morocco that could supply the fuel to Europe will be taken next year, the head of the West African nation’s state oil company said. The Nigerian National Petroleum Co. and Morocco’s […]

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Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project Takes Off

Via AfricaNews.com, an article on a new Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project: A memorandum of understanding on a gas pipeline project linking Nigeria to Morocco, which will also supply West Africa and Europe, was signed on Thursday in Rabat, an official source said. The memorandum on the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project (NMGP) was initialled by the […]

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Exporting Saharan Sun To The UK

Via WIRED, an article on an ambitious cable project which aims to use Moroccan solar power to provide thousands of UK homes with renewable energy by 2030: By the time Scotland’s Hunterston B nuclear power station closed in January of this year, its dual reactors had produced enough energy to power 1.8 million British homes for 46 years. […]

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