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RCREEE's Senior Technical Expert Rim Boukhchina has contributed in 2016 to the recently launched IRENA report "Planning for the renewable future: Long-term modelling and tools to expand variable renewable power in emerging economies...

On November 22, 2016, Tunisia announced the Tunisian Renewable Energy Action Plan 2030. Following a number of energy studies and due to the lack of a unified energy strategy, the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy launched a new plan and strategy.

The strategy aim is to strengthen both the national fossil and renewable energy...

The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the GIZ regional project RE-ACTIVATE developed two guidelines with detailed administrative procedures of Egyptian solar PV Feed-in-Tariff for small and large-scale projects. In addition, RCREEE and RE-ACTIVATE developed an info-graphic, which outlines...

The OPEC Fund for international Development (OFID) approved the extension of a US$ 150,000 grant in support of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) on 21 September 2016.

The grant will support the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) initiated by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency...

21 September – Beirut, during the opening of Beirut Energy Forum, The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) received the Energy Ambassador Award 2016.   

Dr. Ahmed Badr RCREEE executive director, received the award on behalf of RCREEE. In his speech, Dr. Badr thanked Mr. Arthur Nazarian, Lebanese Minister of...

After shortlisting and processing around 800 application, RCREEE contracts six new interns as part of the APSEY program. The contracted interns are from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen. The 6th round started on 10th of April 2016, with the support of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).

During their...

The New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) offers a number of scholarships to candidates from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Djibouti, Jordan and Tunisia.

The scholarships are offered in New Zealand in the fields of agriculture and renewable energy. New Zealand is known for innovation and expertise...

The 13th meeting of RCREEE Board of Trustees witnessed the selection of two representatives from the private sector to join RCREEE Executive Committee. The meeting was held in Cairo in the presence of RCREEE Member States...

The agricultural sector is one of the top economic driving forces of the Egyptian economy for both its share in the GDP and its impact on employment. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt plans to increase its agricultural production level by...

Within the framework of diesel to solar (D2S) initiative, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, with support from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) published a new report entitled “Diesel to Solar Transformation: Assessing Untapped Solar Potential in Existing Off-grid Systems...

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