Morocco has been designated as president of the Arab Instance of Renewable Energy for the next two years.
Rabat – On the sidelines of the Sixth International Forum and Fifth Arab Forum of Renewable Energy, held on August 27-28 in Amman, Jordan, Morocco took over the presidency of the Arab Instance of Renewable Energy for the next two years.
Speaking at a ceremony held in the presence of Morocco’s ambassador to Jordan, Khalid Naciri, Moroccan Minister of Energy, Aziz Rabbah, expressed his appreciation for the renewed trust in Morocco’s ability to lead this organization.
Rabbah expressed the Kingdom’s determination to work on raising awareness for the importance of renewable energy and its efficiency with a view to promoting its use among Arab companies. He also highlighted Morocco’s will to promote investments in order to contribute to the sustainable development of the Arab region.
The Arab Instance of Renewable Energy is an institution that assists Arab companies in changing their behavior and culture related to the use of renewable energies. It focuses on promoting energy efficiency in the Arab world.
The Instance also aims to contribute to finding employment opportunities in the field of renewable energy in the Arab region.
Focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises
During the event, the secretary-general of the Arab Instance for Renewable Energy, Mohammed Al-Taani, called on Arab governments to focus on small and medium-sized enterprises embarking on the use of renewable energy.
He also called for reducing their production costs in order to avoid monopolies in the sector.