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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...

Mr. Amer Barghouth, Private Investments Project Manager at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEEE) made a presentation in Berlin on 17 September 2014, at a conference hosted by the Egyptian embassy in Germany to discuss the significant improvement in renewable energy investment climate in Egypt.

Mr....

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Climate Change Expert Group (UFMCCEG) met for the first time to kick off inter-regional cooperation on climate action in the Mediterranean region. Climate experts from all 40 UfM member states met with important Mediterranean stakeholders and agreed on a work plan for 2014 – 2015 as well as on ways for co-...

RCREEE published a new report on international support programs and financial instruments available for sustainable energy projects in RCREEE member states. ...

The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) participated in the Mediterranean Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency from 23 to 25 September in Oran, Algeria.

The workshop objective is to highlight and discuss best practices and experiences in the field of renewable energies and energy efficiency...

Two masters’ students at the Swedish International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) successfully defended their theses on sustainable energy in the MENA region. As part of RCREEE’s research and development grants, the center commissioned Emma Aberg and Matt...

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