North Africa's leading experts debate the future of renewable energy development in the Maghreb

Experts to join webinar speaking panel ahead of the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress

With the increased renewable energy activity taking place in the Maghreb Region in 2012, including the Ouarzazate tender and the 850MW Wind Power tender, the award winning organisers of the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress will be holding a thought provoking webinar on the development of renewable energy in North Africa.

The webinar, which takes place on Tuesday 23 April 2013 at 3pm-4pm (Rabat time) and is COMPLETELY FREE, will bring together leading renewable energy experts to discuss current projects, their financial requirements and economic impacts.

Key topics to be discussed include:
• Unlocking climate finance: evaluating the
current financial situation to determine how much
more is required to reach current renewable energy
generation targets
• How can solar energy act as a creator of
sustainable jobs in the Maghreb?
• Reviewing the progress of the 300 MW Tarfaya wind
farm and exploring the possibility of Morocco
generating 2,000 MW from wind power by 2020

To register, just click here

The webinar is held ahead of the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress (21-22 May 2013, Rabat, Morocco).

The congress will be opened by Abderrahim El Hafidi, Director of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment and Mustapha Bakkoury, President, MASEN, who will provide a public update of progress of bids, and will be attended by a large number of participating developers and EPC consortia as well as financiers active in the region, ministers and governmental representatives.

With EPCs looking to procure part of their projects locally, 2013 will also see increased representation from the Moroccan and North African supply base crucial to ensuring the aims of economic development are met.

For more information on the congress please click here.

Webinar information:
Delivering renewable energy across the Maghreb
Interactive discussion session between listeners and speakers
RabatTime: 3PM – 4PM (GMT + 0 hours)
Click here to register.

About the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress
The Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress combines two highly successful events:
The 4th Annual Solar Maghreb, the most established solar congress in the region and The 2nd Annual Wind Maghreb, North Africa's only wind focused industry event.

Press passes are available, for more information please contact:
Amber Williams
Marketing Manager – Global Solar Markets, + 44 203 3554219

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