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Minister of Electricity and Energy, Mahmoud Balbaa, announced the government approval on new facilities to boost investment in renewable energy. These facilities include Egyptian Energy Supreme Council approval on exempting parts and components of renewable energy systems from customs duty and sales tax. Besides, granting usufruct rights over...
September 30, Dr Tabitha Boutros, The Sudanese State Minister for Water Resources and Electricity announced the launching of the Sudanese National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP). The announcement took place during the national workshop organized by the Sudanese ministry of Water Resources and Electricity, the League of Arab States and...
The Egyptian government announced considering establishing a new 80 Megawatt Solar Power Plant at Marsa Alam. This Station is an essential project for electricity future in Marsa Alam city due to the lack of natural gas sources and absence of governmental power stations. Source: Ahram Online
A group led by Saudi International Company for Water and Power (ACWA) won a $1-billion contract to build a 160 MW concentrated Solar Power Plant south of Morocco. Morocco aims at facing the rising electricity demands and budget deficient via renewable energy sources. Source: Reuters
The official opening of Jericho Solar Station, of 300 KM capacity, for electricity generation took place on September, 26, 2012. The Station is the output of The Palestinian Energy Authority efforts and Japanese support, aiming at building endogenous capacity to produce electricity from renewable sources. Source:  Palestine Electricity...
RCREEE had signed a partnership contract with the World Bank to launch the MENA Network on Low Carbon Development for Inclusive Growth. This network will enable governments’ collaboration for transformative change within the countries and across the Arab region. The network will also facilitate sharing required Knowledge and experience for...
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Alaa Batayneh, inaugurated new solar power plant that will provide the electricity needs of tourism and service facilities in Petra Archaeological Park-almost 100 KW-. The venture was implemented under a $ 5 million grant from the Japanese “Mitsubishi” Corporation.
Energy and electricity experts prepare a new investment guide for electricity production from new, thermal and renewable energies. This guide should include all the required facilities in electricity production, local manufacturing and technology transfer. These facilities aim at decreasing tariff on renewable energy equipment by 2%, signing...
For the third year, RCREEE contributes in the success of Beirut Third Energy Forum held in Beirut on 13 – 14 September 2012. RCREEE stood behind the participation of thirty undergraduates and fresh graduates interested in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency; which comes in the context of RCREEE’s program to attract young people...
Morocco’s minister of Mines, Energy, Water and Environment, “Fouad Douri”, announced the government’s target to seek 25% of the country’s energy needs from renewable resources like wind and sun by 2020.

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