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In the long process of empowering Northern Africa, a memorandum of understanding was signed by and between DESERTEC Foundation and the Moroccan Agency for the Development of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ADEREE). This memorandum would allow experience exchange in regard of developing energy policy and regulation. Besides, Germany, France...
The Ministry of Energy and Water is taking serious steps to enhance energy efficiency in Lebanon. In this regard, the Ministry is seeking to install 1000 Solar PV public Street Lighting Systems and it has announced a new request for proposals for the supply and installation of these systems. Source: LCEC
The Egyptian National Energy Efficiency Action Plan NEEAP in the electricity sector has been officially launched by H.E. Minister of Energy and Electricity, Mahmoud Balbaa, during the workshop held on the 5th of November 2012 and organized by the Ministry of Energy and Electricity, the League of Arab States, and RCREEE. The NEEAP is considered to...
Saudi Arabia plans to fully depend on renewable and low carbon forms of energy as power sources. Saudi Arabia’s energy use is almost entirely from fossil fuels at present, with about two-thirds coming from oil and the remainder from gas. However, Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud, founder of the King Faisal Foundation insisted that...
IPT Energy Center (IPTEC), with the support of Lebanon Ministry of Environment (MOE), the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), and UNDP, launch a national awareness campaign aiming at reducing air pollution through efficient energy in land transportation. This campaign shall promote sustainable and efficient energy use in land...
Schneider Electric in Egypt has established the first solar power plant, on 170-square-meter, in El-Farafra Oasis, New Valley Governorate. This place is characterized by brightly sun throughout the year. The plant produces 108 kWh / day which satisfy the oasis basic needs of electricity for homes and basic amenities. Source : Youm 7
In cooperation with the League of Arab States, the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and the Egyptian Electric Utility Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (ERA), RCREEE organized on 8-12 October 2012 in Cairo, a training course entitled ” Pricing and Trading of Renewables: Feed in Tariff – Green Certificate – Guarantee of Origin...
RCREEE Board of Trustees approves the strategy for the second operational phase for the Center in its eighth meeting in Manama, Oct.9-10, The decision of the board marks a turning point for RCREEE as it sets out the strategic objectives and the commitments from the member states for regional cooperation and coordination in the area of renewable...
Iraq plans to spend up to $1.6 billion on solar and wind power stations over the next three years to add 400 megawatts to the Iraqi national grid. The head of the planning and studies department at the ministry of electricity, Laith al Mamury, reports that Invitations have been sent to about 25 leading companies to manufacture and install solar...
RCREEE in co-operation with Paving the Way for the Mediterranean Solar Plan (PWMSP) project organized a regional workshop on Sustainable Energy Policy in Maghreb Countries. The workshop explained, reviewed and validated the national Sustainable Energy Policies road maps for Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Also, the WS aimed to enhance cooperation at...

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