Rabat - Morocco has the highest energy architecture performance in North African, a new study shows.
Rabat – Morocco has the highest energy architecture performance in North African, a new study shows.
The study, conducted by World Economic Forum (WEF), ranked Morocco 59th in the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2016.
Released on March 2, the index, tracks energy system performances of various countries by measuring multiple indicators, such as affordability, emission impact, growth, self-sufficiency, diversity of supply, level and quality of success and ration of low carbon fuels in the energy mix.
The report explored the energy architecture of 126 countries based on their ability to provide energy access across three dimensions of the “energy triangle” – affordability, environmental sustainability, security and access.
Morocco ranked better than all the northern African countries listed in the index. It is followed by Tunisia, which ranked 63th globally, while Algeria came third ranking 71th worldwide.
The top 10 rankings in the index is dominated by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries.
Switzerland tops the list. It is followed by Norway and Sweden in second and third places respectively. Others in the top 10 include France (4th), Denmark (5th), Austria (6th), Spain (7th), Colombia (8th), New Zealand (9th) and Uruguay (10th). Colombia (8th) and Uruguay (10th) are the only non-OECD countries that made it to the top 10.