Press Release

5 April 2015 – The State of Iraq assumed the Presidency of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) for the year 2015 during the twelfth meeting of RCREEE BOT. The presidency of the Board was transferred to Mr. Naseer Kareem Kasim, Head of Department at the Renewable Energy and...
Cairo, Egypt – 18 March, 2015 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) launched the 2nd edition of its flagship publication, the Arab Energy Future Index™ (AFEX), produced with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). During a launch event in Cairo RCREEE presented the main findings to an...
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...

Pages