Morocco electricity exports up 315%Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 22, 2020
Morocco’s Financial Studies and Forecasting Department (DEPF) said that electrical energy imports fell 85.9% at the end of 2019, while exports rose 315.7%.
Business in Morocco The net energy consumption grew 3.8%
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The DEPF added that the national production of electrical energy continues to grow, reaching 16.9% in 2019, compared to 8.2% in 2018.
The public institution, part of the Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Administration reforms attributed the positive performance to the good dynamics of private production (+31.5%), the projects developed under law 13-09 (+44.6%), and the contribution of national private companies (+158.3%).
Electrical energy consumption recorded an increase of 0.3% at the end of 2019, after a decrease of 2% at the end of 2018.
The slight rebound in electrical consumption is linked to the increase in medium-tension energy sales 9.6%(+ 0.1%), and low-tension energy 5% (+ 0.3%), as well as energy targeted to distributors 1.9% (+ 0.5%). ■