Both the EU and the Southern Mediterranean Countries face common energy challenges: Diversification and security of energy supplies, transportation, market reforms, development and modernisation of energy infrastructures, etc.
As such, the UfM Paris declaration
has adopted as one of its key priorities the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP)
which involves not only renewable energy policy, production and transmission, but also the promotion of energy efficiency. It also targets the build-up of 20 GW of renewable energy
productive capacity by 2020
The Paris declaration has given the Secretariat the mandate “to explore the feasibility, development and creation of a Mediterranean Solar Plan”
. Within this context, the Energy Division of the Secretariat will coordinate, in close cooperation with the UfM Member States and theEuropean Commission
, the elaboration of the MSP Master Plan, and the identification, labelling and promotion of concrete pilot projects
Projects & Iniciatives
The Paris Declaration
The Paris declaration adopted by the 43 member states at the Paris Summit of July 2008 states that “the UfMS is tasked to explore the feasibility, development and cre...
Amb. Sotiris Varouxakis