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      Another Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy:  More renewable energy capacity for less money Record power capacity of 161 GW added, for 23% less investment (USD 241.6 billion) Today REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy....
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the League of Arab States (LAS) and the regional GIZ project Promoting employment through renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Middle East and North Africa (RE-ACTIVATE) organized 3 events on 22, 23 and 24 May in Cairo. The Regional Conference on “...
The Arab EE day was jointly organized by the Secretariat of the Arab Ministerial Council for Electricity (Energy Department of the League of Arab States), the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) on May 21, 2017 at the league of Arab states premises. During the Arab Energy...
Marrakech, Morocco – 17 November, 2016 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) launches the 3rd edition of its flagship publication, the Arab Energy Future Index™ (AFEX) Renewable Energy 2016 report in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its Arab Climate Resilience...
Vienna, Austria- November 2016, The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) approved a larger grant in support of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY). OFID Director-General, Mr. Suleiman Al-Herbish and RCREEE Executive Director, Ahmed Badr signed the new grant agreement on November 8, 2016 at OFID headquarters. The new...
A roadmap for harmonization of the regulatory framework for an integrated pan-African electricity market is being elaborated through a joint initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the European Union (EU). A fully integrated, competitive and harmonized electricity market will accelerate Africa's development and improve energy access...

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