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RCREEE is pleased to announce the release of 2012 annual report. In 2012, we were able to launch the first quantitative energy efficiency baseline for thirteen Arab states in cooperating with Plan Bleu and MED-ENEC. We also started a regional internship program targeting top talents from all over the Arab world to offer a hands-on experience in...
On March 6, 2013, the World Bank organized a video conference on ”How to Develop a NAMA ” in cooperation with RCREEE, UNEP Risoe Center, and Perspectives Climate Change  under  MENA Network on Low Carbon Development for Inclusive Growth initiative. The video conference  featured presentations on NAMA concepts and...
DESERTEC Power, an organization established to advance Saudi Arabia’s engagement into renewable energy, has been endorsed by Germany’s DESERTEC Foundation. DESERTEC Power focuses mainly on developing planning and building renewable energy across the Kingdom. Full Story: DESERTEC Foundation
The Energy and Mineral Resources Minister, Alaa Batayneh unveiled government plans for the country’s first private sector renewable energy projects. H.E. announced that negotiations started with two companies;Philadelphia Solar Power Company to establish a 10 MW solar plant, and the localJordan Wind Power Company JWPC for the 117MW wind...
RCREEE and League of Arab States Economic sector – Department of Environment and Housing, Water Resources and Sustainable Development have recently signed a memorandum of understanding to set a cooperation on diffusing the compliance tool for building Energy Efficiency code “EQUEST”. This software was developed by RCREEE for the benefit of...
RCREEE strives to provide its member states with solid technical assistance to enhance RE & EE technologies diffusion in the region. RCREEE organized a knowledge exchange mission for Libyan officials on February 17-19, 2012 to the Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency. During the mission, several issues will be...
GDF Suez and Nareva Holding announced the start of construction on Morocco’s Tarfaya wind farm project. The facility is expected to generate up to 300 MW and it is considered the largest wind farm in Africa. When completed, the farm will contribute 15% to the target Morocco has set for renewable energy development. Full Story
Lebanon Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) announced the registration of its First National Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM) project, an initiative started in 2010 the UNFCCC executive board. Further, LCEC assured that the first NAMA concept “NAMA Concept for the Lebanese Construction Sector is being finalized. It will be submitted to the...
The Electric Regulatory Agency has approved a set of regulatory rules to encourage the exchange and usage of electrical power produced from solar energy. The rules include possibility of net metering on a monthly bases and payment will be based on consumption of bought net power. The electricity metering systems will be supplied by the relevant...
Holy Makkah Municipality is preparing to implement “green city” project which make Makkah city fully dependent on solar energy for electricity generation. This comes within the Kingdom’s direction towards finding alternative energy sources, says Deputy Assistant Secretary for Developing Municipal Investments. He assured that the project will save...

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