Press Release

Rome, Italy – 18 November, 2014 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean (RES4MED) launched a new strategic alliance that aims to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy, energy efficiency and distributed generation systems in the Mediterranean region. The...
Many of Egypt’s most beautiful touristic destinations aren’t connected to the main electricity grid. Marsa Alam for example, one of the primary recreational and diving destinations by the Red Sea coast, relies on off-grid diesel generators as the main source of power. Yet, Egypt’s remote tourism sector has a considerable potential to transit from...
Mauritania joined the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), bringing the total number of members in RCREEE to 16 states joining Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen. Mauritania is represented through the Ministry of Oil, Energy...
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved in August 2014 a US$100,000 grant in support of an internship program for youth to address energy efficiency issues. The grant was extended to the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), an organisation based in Cairo who will implement the program. The...
In the framework of the continuous cooperation and coordination between RCREEE and the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation, led by Mr. Pierre El Khoury, Director of the Lebanese Center and a member of RCREEE Board of Trustees,  RCREEE successfully participated as a partner in the 5th edition of Beirut Energy Forum (BEF 2014), which was held...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) participated in setting up the new Egyptian pricing scheme for electricity generated from renewable resources for households and private sector companies, known as “Feed-in Tariff” (FiT).  RCREEE was represented by Eng. Maged Mahmoud, Head of Projects and Technical Affairs,...

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