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EU injects energy into Rabat’s green hydrogen drive

Morocco’s renewables potential means it stands to gain hugely from soaring European interest in the clean fuel

Morocco, a regional renewable power giant, has been studying the potential for creating green hydrogen for some time and has been rewarded with a flurry of activity since the start of the year. In early March, an Italian corporate team agreed to consider jointly developing a plant in the north African kingdom. Just a month earlier Rabat and Lisbon pledged cooperation in the fledgling sector, echoing a more-detailed pact inked with Berlin in June last year. The EU’s focus on north Africa’s solar resource, as the answer to the bloc’s decarbonisation conundrum, is galvanising these plans. The EU Hydrogen Strategy unveiled last July underpins a burgeoning interest in nurturing—and potentially f

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