Morocco

2015 Morocco Key Figures
Population: 34.4 million
GDP growth rate: 4.51 %/year
Energy independence: 9.28%
Total consumption/GDP:* 85.3 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 1.58 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 13.0%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Per capita energy consumption is 0.6 toe, including 885 kWh of electricity (2014).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Total energy consumption has been...

Morocco energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

The national production of hydrocarbons is low. Nearly all the oil is imported, mainly in the form of crude oil, but also as LPG and diesel, while naphtha surpluses are re-exported.

The only refinery in Morocco (200 000 bbl/d) stopped operations in 2015.

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Oil products consumption

Oil products consumption increased rapidly between 2000 and 2012 (4.4%/year, on average), reaching a peak of 12 Mt. It has remained roughly stable since then. The transport sector is responsible for 42% of this consumption, industry for 23% and the residential-tertiary sector for 26%. The share...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Refined oil products production

Natural gas consumption

Gas consumption reached 1.2 bcm in 2015. It has increased significantly since 2005, after the commissioning of the Tahaddart and Tarfaya power plants. The rest of the gas is consumed by the industrial sector (8% in 2015).

Graph: NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION (bcm)

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EMEA LNG Trade Dataset

 Natural gas domestic consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption remained roughly stable between 2001 and 2013 at around 5 Mt and increased sharply in 2014 (6.6 Mt in 2015). Coal is almost exclusively used for power generation and the significant increase is due to the commissioning of new coal power plants.

Graph: COAL CONSUMPTION (Mt...

 Coal and lignite domestic consumption

Power consumption

Electricity consumption has grown rapidly since 2000 with the implementation of the electrification program (5.7%/year, on average). Industry is the sector that consumes most (35%), followed by households (32%) and the tertiary sector (18%).

Graph: ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION (TWh)

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Renewable in % electricity production

Masen, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, was established in 2010 to manage developments of solar power. Its responsibilities were extended in September 2016 to coordinate all renewable energy projects, including wind and hydro. ONEE and AMEE will gradually transfer to Masen all projects...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Morocco ratified the Paris Agreement in September 2016 and submitted its INDC, with the unconditional pledge to reduce its GHG emissions by 17% in 2030, compared to a BAU level (corresponding to a 50% increase as compared to 2010 levels). The country will have to invest US$35bn to reach this...

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