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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.
The ministry of Energy and Mines waits for the adoption of an investment program aiming at developing energy sector by 80 billion dollar during the period of 2012 and 2016. The national program of renewable energies allows the reduction of energy consumption.
The creation of a Desertec Institute for socio-economic studies of renewable energies (DISEM) has been the subject of the workshop held in Tunisia, 3-4 September, under the auspices of the Desertec University Network in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Services and the Wuppertal Institute. Representatives from various Arab...
The Global Certification for Solar Thermal Products is an initiative to present of the first steps taken by the Solar Keymark Network towards the creation of a Global Mark for solar thermal products. SKN organized a workshop in the 5th of September, in Spain to show the recent development of the project along with other global experiences....

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