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600 “Green Mosques” to be created in Morocco
As part of a national consciousness-raising initiative to speed up the country’s journey to clean energy, six hundred “Green Mosques” will be created in Morocco by March 2019.
The initiative, entitled Energy Efficiency in Mosques, was introduced in March 2014 by the Moroccan Ministry of Energy (MEMEE) and the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MHAI), in cooperation with the state energy investment company (SIE) and the national agency for renewable energies and energy efficiency (ADEREE).
The programme aims to improve the energy efficiency of mosques by using energy-saving lighting, photovoltaic electricity generation and solar water heating.