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Morocco to host international conference on rural electrification

Sep 5, 2007 - Xinhua

An international conference on rural electrification, on the theme "electrification and development," will be held in January 2008 in the Moroccan city of Marrakech, at initiative of the country's national electricity authority (ONE).

The conference to be attended by various energy experts, scholars, institutional operators, decision makers and donors, will review issues concerning the development of rural electrification and projects and innovations for sustainable development, as well as the dissemination of techniques, know-how and development of skills.

Workshops on "experience of global rural electrification program (PERG)," "commercial approach, commercial management for rural consumers," "decentralized electrification" and "supply security," will also feature on the conference's agenda.

(c) 2007 Xinhua News Agency