Received: 2016-02-10  |  Accepted: 2016-05-20

Title

Promotion of renewable energy in Morocco


Abstract

The article analyses the problems of renewable and fossil based energy consumption. Particular emphasis is put on the promotion of renewable energy technologies. Morocco implements the energy efficiency programmes in the parallel with the Wind promotion plan and Morocco Solar Plan, which is one of the largest projects in the world. The authors of the article focus on the obstacles and barriers of implementing renewable energy promotion plan in Morocco. The investigation shows that Morocco faces with a lack of financing sources and risk implementing small projects, social-economic problems, a lack of transparency and lobbyism. Even public apathy or the acceptance of RE in the community might be a challenge.


Keywords

renewable energy, fossil resources, Morocco, promotion systems, sustainability


JEL classifications

Q26 , Q38 , Q40


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/79


DOI

10.9770/jesi.2016.3.4(2)


Pages

319-327


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Authors

Šimelytė, Agnė
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania http://www.vgtu.lt
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Ševčenko, Galina
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania http://www.vgtu.lt
Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania http://jssidoi.org/esc/
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El Amrani El Idrissi, Najiba
Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco http://www.usmba.ac.ma
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Monni, Salvatore
Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy http://www.uniroma3.it
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

3


Number

4


Issue date

June 2016


Issue DOI

10.9770/jesi.2016.3.4


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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