Morocco: Fes contract accelerates landfill ambitions

Issue 285 - 26 Sep 2014 | 1 minute read

Plans to generate electricity from landfill waste are finally taking off, with a pilot project in Casablanca’s Sidi Bernoussi district operational and Fes planning to generate up to 50MW, producing 30% of the city’s needs, within ten years.Rabat-based Ozone Environnement et Services (OES), which has contracts to collect household waste across Morocco, has signed an agreement with the state Société d’Investissement Energétique (SIE) to develop a MD47m ($5.5m) project in Fes. SIE will provide 25% of the financing, with the private developer finding the rest.

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