Syria

Syria's energy sector has been heavily affected by the ongoing hostilities. Prior to the conflict, Syria was a leading natural gas and oil producer in the region. The energy sector accounted for a fourth of government income. Syria is facing difficulties in providing for domestic energy demand, such as electricity service, heating and fuel oil, which results in frequent blackouts.

94% of generated electricity comes from conventional thermal power plants based on oil and gas, whereas 6% come from hydropower. The government has set a 30% from renewable energy resources by 2030.

Syria is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

In celebration of the Arab Energy Efficiency Day organized annually on 21 May by the Energy Department - Economic Sector - the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States., the Energy Department announces the 2019 competition on "Facilities Going Green: Best practice". The deadline for...
17 February 2019- Cairo, Egypt: Syria assumed the presidency of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Board of Trustees (BoT) during the 17th Board of Trustees meeting held in Cairo, Egypt. The BoT presidency is transferred from Dr. Hamid El Sherwali Chairperson of the...
December 24, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: Although the RE markets are not progressing at the same pace in all countries, nevertheless, the Arab region currently possesses adequate experience in following various approaches for deploying RE technologies. Competitive Bidding schemes, feed-in tariff, and net-...
RCREEE is pleased to strategically partner with Terrapinn organizing the The Solar Show MENA 2019. The Solar Show MENA 2019, which is co-located with The Wind Show MENA and The Energy Storage Show MENA, is one of the biggest renewable energy events in the region as its expected to help shaping the...
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries have set their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in line with sustainable development goals 7 and 13 and are taking action towards achieving them. Progress is being made and efforts are ongoing, but the implementation is only scratching the...
October 11, 2018: RCREEE Executive Committee Member, Eng. KHALFALLAH , Planning Director, Eng. Ashraf Kraidy and SE Specialist,Eng. Rizk and DG-JRC Project Officerparticipated as speakers at the first webinar on "Energy Efficiency Policies & the Arab Future Energy Index" organized by Copenhagen...
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...
September 15, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE Executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr and OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Director-General, Mr. Suleiman J. Al-Herbish signed a third grant for RCREEE’s regional internship program, APSEY. The program received a total grant of 180,000 USD to...
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,...
AFEX EE 2017 report: Remarkable progress in the Arab Energy Efficiency markets and unprecedented wave of subsidy reforms in the region “Tunisia, Jordan and Morocco continue spearheading” Cairo, Egypt – 4 March, 2018 –The recently issued Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX)- Energy Efficiency (EE) 2017...

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Description: Most of the Arab countries energy systems are currently characterized at the same time by an increasing growth in electricity demand coupled with a high reliance on conventional fossil fuels in their electric power generation.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: The intention behind monitoring and evaluation is to inform interested parties about the performance of the national energy efficiency action plans (NEEAP’s) and to improve the planning as well as the design of the future one’s.
Document type: Plans
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: AFEX Energy Efficiency 2013 provides an assessment of countries’ progress in energy efficiency according to four evaluation categories: Energy Pricing, Policy Framework, Institutional Capacity and Utility.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: AFEX Renewable Energy 2013 provides an assessment of current conditions for development of renewable energy and progress to date in the Arab region according to four evaluation categories: Market Structure, Policy Framework, Institutional Capacity....
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: This booklet is organized in two main sections, the first one gives a brief view in chart format on RCREEE member states actions regarding ratification of United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol and registered CDM projects.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English

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