Egypt

Egypt represents the region’s most populated energy market and is the largest oil and gas consumer in the continent. Egypt is also an important non-OPEC fossil fuel producer and plays a vital role in international energy trade. The country is facing rapidly growing energy demand due to population growth, economic expansion and increased industrial output, among many factors.  The government aims to diversify the energy mix in favor of renewable energy resources and has set a target to achieve 42% of generated electricity from renewable energy by 2035. Also, cumulative energy efficiency targets have been set for 5%, as well as a NEEAP that has been adopted.

Egypt is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

Since its launch in 2015, Active Turbine Management Program (ATMP) has played a critical role in preserving and upscaling environmental considerations in Wind Farms in Gulf of Suez Area in Egypt. Today as ATMP manages more than 1500 MW cumulative capacity of wind power plants in Gulf of Suez, Egypt...
RCREEE is very pleased to join forces with the Amman based Regional Climate and Energy Project MENA at Friedrich- Ebert-Stiftung (FES) building the capacities public sector female professionals. The two parties signed an MOU, late July 2020, in an attempt to increase the share of women working and...
Following its Renpower H2 Sub-Sahara and Renpower H2 LATAM, Euroconvention Global is delighted to announce Renpower H2 MENA 2020 – Scaling-up Renewable Hydrogen Projects in MENA . This conference-taking place in an online live format- will be held on 16 & 17 of September, 2020 from 14:00-17:30...
August 2020- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE in close cooperation with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Co. (EETC), Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), and the Consortium composed of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Eurus, ENGIE and Orascom Construction as well as ECO Consult and EcoConServ are happy...
July 2020- RCREEE and the Red Sea Wind Energy (RSWE) Consortium, in cooperation with ECO Consult, have officially signed a framework agreement for Environmental and Social Management System Policy Manual for a 500 MW Wind Power Plant in the Gulf of Suez under Build, Own and Operate (BOO) scheme...
30 June 2020 – Egypt: With more than 180 participating countries, Egypt’s “Conservation of migratory birds along the Red Sea/Rift Valley flyway” project won the Energy Globe Award for National Project 2020. For Over 20 years now, the Energy Globe Award has been honoring the best projects addressing...
On 30 June 2020: Aiming to facilitate the usage of IRENA FlexTool in the context of the ongoing initiatives in the region, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) coorganized IRENA FlexTool training for Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA). During the opening...
30 June 2020, Using EVs -particularly in public transportation sector- can have numerous economic benefits for the country including reducing the country’s fossil fuel bill, availing cheaper transportation for the citizen and creating new business lines that will stimulate the economy, a new report...
Under WESET Project, RCREEE is hosting WESET Dissemination Webinar to take a closer look at some of the most important developments in the wind energy sector in Egypt as well as the future prospects. The webinar is scheduled to take place on June 29, 2020 at 11 AM – 12:30 PM Cairo local Time (...
On 24 June, CLASP will publish a report on “Environmentally Harmful Dumping of Inefficient and Obsolete Air Conditioners in Africa.” This report provides a wide-ranging review of AC markets in Africa, the sources of environmental dumping of inefficient, high global warming potential (GWP) products...

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Description: This report focuses on vocational training as a key component that concretely builds the technical capacity of projects as well as the energy managers that implement EE and RE measures and solutions in public institutions and enterprises.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.It is part of the meetMED activities on ensuring the positive impact of renewable energy and energy efficiency on the sustainable growth, investment facilitation and job creation.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities. The proposed regional program for appliances will work towards accelerating the adaptation of Standards and Labels (S&L) and MEPS and improving the effectiveness of national EE programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.Regional experiences and national case studies from Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon were shared and contributed to the preparation of this concept note.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.It aims mainly at mapping impact on the labor market of RE & EE projects, by identifying the number of jobs created, as well as the employment factor, per technology and all along the value chain.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.The proposal collects the results of questionnaires, interviews and desk research on the main tools and methodologies suitable for the measurement of employment in the SEMCs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities. The report analyses the important role of product standardization & personnel certification as effective tools for the deployment of new clean energy practices at the regional & national levels.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report presents the main outcomes of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) that was undertaken for a 500MW Wind Power Project in the GOS
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: In its fifth edition AFEX report confirms the strong commitment of the Arab counties to embrace strong forward policies and capture the immense value of the RE business.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2019
Langauge: English
Description: 5-years Bird Monitoring Program (5-yr BMP) has been developed to document site-specific and cumulative impacts of wind power projects in the 797 km2 area on migratory soaring birds (MSBs) and to evaluate possibilities for mitigation measures.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2019
Langauge: English

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