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.

1-4 October 2018, Marrakesh- Morocco: The OAPEC organized the Eleventh Arab Energy Conference. The theme of the Conference was “Energy and Arab Cooperation the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The 3-day conference discussed the transformations in global oil and gas markets and their...
October1, 2018 -Kigali, RWANDA: The African Commission of Energy, in collaboration with the International Agency of Energy ‘IAE’ and the Ministry in charge of Energy and Water of the Republic of Rwanda organized its 1st workshop under the theme ‘Energy Efficiency, a tool for the implementation of...
October 12, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the European Union Technical Assistance Facility (EU TAF) organized the 1st Technical Meeting of the “Guidelines for Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), Energy Labelling and Eco-Design at the...
October 1,2018- Vienna, Austria: The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) organized a session on “investment enabling environment” within the 10th Arab Austrian Economic forum and exhibition in Vienna, Austria. Within its’s session, RCREEE launched the High level...
September 24, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE was awarded the implementation of the UNIDO funded project “Establishment and Operation of the Industrial Energy Efficiency Fund in Egypt” in close collaboration with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF)...
Cairo, 25 July 2018 . The Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) is delighted to welcome on board seven new interns, as part of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY). Hailing from six different member states, namely, Egypt, Djibouti, Morocco, Palestine,...
The 6th MEDENER International Conference is organized by MEDENER in close cooperation with the Jordanian National Energy Research Center (NERC). This year the conference will focus on «Energy efficiency and energy prices: a peaceful solution to the jigsaw». It aims to set a dialogue between energy...
On 25th June, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency welcomed 3 new Executive Committee members from the public sector during the 3rd Executive Committee meeting of 2018 held at RCREEE headquarters in Cairo. In addition, RCREEE bidded farewell to Eng. Omneya Sabry, Executive...
4-6 June 2018-Brussels, Belgium: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 has dedicated a session tackling opportunities for the energy transition in the Mediterranean and the GCC regions. This session will focus upon the region ambitions plans and policies lifting the energy subsidies and potential to...
May 18, 2018-Barcelona, Spain: The launching meeting of the Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region (MEETMED) project has been hosted at the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona, Spain. RCREEE together with the Mediterranean Association of the...

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