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.

The IEA, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco, will convene a virtual regional symposium on 21 September 2020 to discuss how best to accelerate clean energy transitions in North Africa. The event will bring together energy leaders and other stakeholders to...
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 (...

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Description: Flyer for the Arab index dedicated to monitoring and analyzing sustainable energy competitiveness in the Arab region.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2016
Langauge: English
Description: AFEX™ is the first Arab index dedicated to monitoring and analyzing sustainable energy competitiveness in the Arab region and offers both quantitative and qualitative analysis on key renewable energy and energy efficiency markets in 20 Arab countries.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2016
Langauge: English
Description: A guiding document to help investors better understand the current process to establish a small scale solar PV project under the new Egyptian Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2016
Langauge: English
Description: A guiding document to help investors better understand the current process to establish a large scale solar PV project under the new Egyptian Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2016
Langauge: English
Description: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Daleel 2015 seeks to draw a detailed picture of the current profile of the renewable energy sector, including all indicators that would describe the current situation until the end of 2014
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2015
Langauge: Arabic
Description: This report explores the market potential for introducing solar PV into existing off-grid diesel-based energy systems in Djibouti, Egypt, Sudan and Yemen.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2016
Langauge: English
Description: The seven proposed regional initiatives to support the preparation and implementation of national renewable energy plans
Publication Year: 2014
Langauge: Arabic
Description: This report summarizes all activities that have been implemented regarding the development and implementation of End Use Electrical EE Guidelines by 2013
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: Arabic
Description: This report summarizes all the activities that have been implemented regarding the development and implementation of the End Use Electrical EE Guidelines by 2014
Publication Year: 2014
Langauge: Arabic
Description: "This guide contains several examples of NEEAP measures to assist authorities in the design, onitoring, and evaluation of their NEEAPs."
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2014
Langauge: English

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