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U.S.-Morocco Strategic Energy Working Group hosted in Washington

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Hosted by the U.S. Department of State, the second edition of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Energy Working Group meeting was held Thursday, 19th of April, in Washington D.C., reported a communiqué sent Friday to Yabiladi.

The meeting co-chaired by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Diplomacy Sandra Oudkirk and Director General Amina Benkhadra, National Bureau of Petroleum and Mines for Morocco was attended by officials from the Department of Commerce and members of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency, the Research Institute for Renewable Energy and New Energies, and the Embassy of Morocco in Washington D.C.

«Discussions focused on recent developments in the Moroccan energy sector, including hydrocarbons exploration, renewables deployment, and energy efficiency; on-going Department of State and Commerce initiatives in Morocco; areas for collaboration including natural gas, energy efficiency, and renewable; and private sector investment opportunities in the energy field», pointed out the same press release.

Morocco, as a country that has a growing demand for energy, is trying to attract U.S. investment to help develop the economy.

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