Morocco

Feasibility Study on a Public Buildings Energy Efficiency Programme

EXPERTISE : , Financing Mechanisms /Design
SECTOR : , Public

Client

KfW Entwicklungsbank

 

project Description

The Kingdom of Morocco has adopted an energy strategy that establishes energy efficiency (EE) as a national priority. Hence, Morocco has undertaken a series of actions aimed at incorporating EE techniques in all sectoral development projects with the goal of achieving 12% in energy savings by 2020 and 20% by 2030.

The KfW, the finance agency through which Germany participates in international cooperation, is aware of the stakes and importance of the above strategy. It has therefore decided to financially support EE projects in Morocco to help the country achieve its energy consumption reduction targets.

In this context, the KfW mandated a feasibility study to support Moroccan public authorities in the design and implementation of a programme targeting EE and the integration of renewable energy in public-sector buildings.

Highlights

Econoler has been mandated by KfW to conduct a study on the structure of a programme aimed at improving EE in existing buildings in the Moroccan public sector.

Under this mandate, Econoler will carry out the following activities:

  • A detailed assessment of the energy savings potential and required investments in public administration buildings;
  • A detailed analysis of the regulatory, institutional and financial frameworks upon which to base proposed institutional and financial structure that is most appropriate to leverage the EE potential in the public sector.
  • Analyses of the market and know-how (financial, technical, organisational, contractual capacity, etc.) of potential private stakeholders (ESCOs, energy auditing firms, installers, etc.) capable of implementing the EE programme in public buildings;
  • Creation of a database serving to classify energy-intensive public buildings;
  • Elaboration of an intervention scheme and action plan for the establishment of an investment programme.

At the end of the mandate, a complete and coherent program with clearly identified energy, savings and environmental benefits for the entire Morocco public sector will be ready for KfW and its partners to operationalize.

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