Taqa Morocco: Coal and renewable energy
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Taqa Morocco: Coal and renewable energy


Taqa Maroc, the Casablanca-listed subsidiary of Abu Dhabi state energy company Taqa, announced on September 13 that it had raised 6.6 billion dirhams ($650 million), in part to further its “strategy to build a diversified low-carbon energy portfolio of 1,000 MW to be developed. of additional capacity by 2030 and of water desalination.”

Taqa Maroc’s main current asset is the 2.05 GW Jorf Lasfar coal-fired power plant south of Casablanca, the largest in the country. Taqa’s schizophrenic strategy in Morocco reflects the country’s overall energy mix, with the country leading the Mena region in both coal (39% of installed capacity) and renewable energy (35%: MEES, August 4 ).


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