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.

October 20, 2019- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE participated at “Promoting Urban Nexus in the MENA Region” workshop organized at Cairo Water Week 2019. As a panelist, Dr. Maged K. Mahmoud shed the light on how regional initiatives paved the way for sustainable energy actions of strong relations to water and...
Following on the scoping missions conducted in Lebanon, Tunisia and Egypt, RCREEE is organizing a regional conference in Cairo, Egypt under meetMED activities. The workshop planned to take place on November 12, 2019 will present the collected results about the EE and RE market potential areas with...
Quality of Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy Sources (RES) products and services has become increasingly important as RES and EE applications (e.g. building insulation materials, energy efficient windows, solar water heaters, energy-efficient appliances) are being largely used in the...
Under the framework of meetMed project, RCREEE is organizing a sub-regional workshop on “Creation of Regional Industrial Associations for the Manufacturing of EE and RES Components “ on November 13, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. The workshop is part of meetMED activities aiming to prepare a concept note...
Today, many Arab countries suffer from several problems related to water and food security, many of which depend on energy-consuming desalination plants. Technological development and declining prices for solar systems and reverse osmosis desalination systems offer significant opportunities for...
October 3, 2019- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE Executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr signed a new framework agreement with Dr. Khaled El Degwy, Authorized Representative of the Consortium Toyota Tsusho Corporation TTC), Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation (EEH), ENGIE Energy Services S.A. (ENGIE) and Orascom...
September 25, 2019- Beirut, Lebanon: The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung’s Regional Climate and Energy Project MENA organized a workshop on means to enabling Arab women in Sustainable Energy Field. Held on the side of...
RCREEE join forces with CSR Arabia launching the Green Economy Forum “The Transformation toward Green Economy”. The forum will be held on 29 September 2019 at Sheraton Cairo Hotel, under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment in Egypt, With the participation of a number of policy makers,...
August 2019: RCREEE in cooperation with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) officially signed the agreement with ECO Consult and EcoConServ to conduct the ESIA Bird Monitoring Program for BOO Wind Power Plant 500 MW at the Gulf...
August 21, 2019- Cairo, Egypt: To support the ongoing effort in North Africa for the deployment of large-scale renewable energy, RCREEE cooperates with the African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) organizing a regional Technical Platform meeting on 21 - 22 August 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. RCREEE...

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Description: This version of the guide comes to monitor developments in the Arab region at the level of policies, legislations, plans and projects for renewable energy.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: Arabic
Description: Within the framework of the Memo of Understanding signed by RCREEE and IRENA, RCREEE was commissioned to prepare two national case studies for Egypt and Morocco.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: The Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth™ (APSEY) is a regional sustainable energy internship program which targets young professionals and post graduate students of engineering, economy, and law fields from the Arab region.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: This booklet provides an overview of NAMAs and their difference from CDM. Then it gives the key characteristics of NAMAs and the different methods to develop NAMA concept.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: This report focuses on the potential for mobilising NAMAs and sectoral mechanisms. A separate report focuses on the potential for utilising the CDM and Programmatic CDM in each of the RCREEE member countries, and includes useful background and an overview
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2011
Langauge: English
Description: This report presents the findings of a review of polices for energy efficiency and renewable energy in the countries participating in RCREEE.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2009
Langauge: English
Description: he Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) wants to harness the potential of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to mobilize energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in its member states.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2011
Langauge: English
Description: Over the past decade, Egypt has been moving away from being a net exporter of energy. The significant reductions of net export in crude oil and petroleum products could only partly be offset by the increasing exports of natural gas.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2009
Langauge: English
Description: 2013 Update on household electricity prices in RCREEE member states shows large variations in tariffs among states.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: Land Use Agreements (LUAs) of public owned lands to be used for Renewable Energy (RE) projects are legally binding agreements that needs to be carefully drafted, discussed, reviewed and understood before executing it.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English

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