World Power-to-X Summit: Green Hydrogen Agreements Signed in Marrakech
Several agreements in the field of green hydrogen were signed on Tuesday in Marrakech, on the sidelines of the ongoing third edition of the “World Power-to-X Summit” (PTX23).
The agreements aim to promote innovation and consolidate training around green hydrogen in favor of sustainable development, and to put in place appropriate measures to ensure the success of Morocco’s energy transition.
The first agreement, between the Guelmim-Oued Noun regional Council and the Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN), is meant to establish cooperation in research and various activities linked to sustainable development.
The second agreement, signed between the Vocational Training and Work Promotion Office (OFPPT), the GreenH2 Cluster and IRESEN, aims to jointly develop and implement vocational training programs for professionals in the green hydrogen value chain in Morocco and Africa.
The third agreement, inked between Huawei, the Green Energy Park (GEP) and IRESEN, relates to the development of research projects in the field of renewable energies and energy storage.
The fourth agreement, between IRESEN and the regional Centre for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), covers collaboration on capacity building, research projects and partnerships in the fields of climate change, renewable energies and energy efficiency.
The fifth agreement between the GreenH2 Cluster and Eco-Stream Nederland B.V. concerns a joint action to establish a win-win partnership to support the development of the green hydrogen industry in Morocco.
The third edition of the “World Power-to-X Summit” (PTX23) kicked off Tuesday in Marrakech, featuring the participation of numerous political decision-makers, industry leaders, research experts, and global innovators.
The edition, placed under the high patronage of King Mohammed VI, is held under the theme “Unleashing green hydrogen and clean molecules for a carbon-free future,” a theme of particular significance amid a global energy crisis heightened by accelerating geopolitical tensions and reorganizations.
The World Power-to-X Summit serves as a leading platform for catalyzing regional and international dialogue around the opportunities and challenges of the industrial, logistical, and technological value chain of green hydrogen and its applications.
On a national level, the summit takes a significant dimension thanks to the dynamism spurred on by the King, who has given his instructions to deploy an operational and incentivizing “Morocco Offer”. This ambitious initiative aims to position Morocco as a regional leader and African hub in the hydrogen field, drawing on its natural assets, national strategy, and solid international partnerships.