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June 09 2015, under the patronage of the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Dr. Nabil El Araby, the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity held its 11th annual session. As an observer, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) participated in the 11...

This month marks the end of RCREEE Directorship for Dr. Tareq Emtairah. He has done an outstanding job shaping RCREEE for the past three years for what it is today. RCREEE thanks Dr. Tareq for an extra ordinary work and leadership skills in the message from the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. 
 

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RCREEEE launched an online training program on Solar Water Heaters (SWHs) Quality Assurance and Certification Scheme in the Arab region. The training course is designed in accordance to Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (...

After the successful completion of three rounds of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY), eight interns were contracted from Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Sudan and Yemen. The APSEY round 4 started on 14th January 2015 at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) with the support of the...

The Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality (EOS) issued the final version of the Egyptian Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (SHAMCI) certification manual. The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is preparing to receive financial bids to rehabilitate the solar heating systems labs.

The manual is the...

A delegation from the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) visited the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on 3 and 4 November 2014, in the framework of Mauritania joining RCREEE. The delegation consisted of Eng. Yasser Abdallah, Chairman of RCREEE Board of Trustees, and Mrs. Amel Bida, Senior Associate Consultant at...

Approaching the end of his statuary three year term as the Executive Director of RCREEE, Dr. Tareq Emtairah will step down by May 2015. The Executive Committee of RCREEE announces the call for a successor who will continue building on the successes achieved under the leadership of Dr. Emtairah. 

The new Executive Director is required to...

RCREEE calls applicants to apply for the following four job vacancies at its headquarter in Cairo, Egypt:

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The current energy crisis and increasing CO2 emissions underscore the importance of taking serious measures towards energy efficiency.  Electricity demand for lighting is expected to grow by over 30% by the year 2030 globally. A shift towards energy efficient lighting represents one of the most cost-effective and efficient ways to...

RCREEE participated in the Fifth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development, held in Tunisia, on 4-6 November 2014. The forum aimed to discuss practical actions needed to attain the objectives of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Initiative of the United Nation’s (UN) Secretary-General through a regional agenda. This...

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