Libya

Libya, a member of OPEC, holds one of the world’s largest crude oil reserves, and is an important natural gas and oil exporter to the world. However, Libya’s fossil fuel sector has been severely hit by the civil war since 2011 and has as of yet not fully recuperated. With oil and gas accounting for 96% of total government revenue, Libya’s economy is heavily dependent on its fossil fuel sector. Total primary energy consumption and installed energy capacity in Libya is 100% based on fossil fuels. Still, domestic electricity demand is outpacing capacity expansion, which is leading to increasing blackouts.

The Libyan government is making efforts to diversify its energy mix and to harness the country’s solar and wind potential. By 2030, Libya aims for 22% of electricity generation to come from renewable energy. Libya is also in the process of implementing its NEEAP.

Libya is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

The unprecedented health and economic crisis caused by the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, triggered several challenges and uncertainties in different sectors, where the renewable energy industry is no exception to this suffering. Renewable energy is well acknowledged as an indisputable...
After 2 years of commitment towards reinforcing regional cooperation, the Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean region (meetMED) project ends. meetMED project is an EU-funded project, developed by the Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Management (...
After organizing several certification rounds in Egypt, Jordan, Libya and Syria/Lebanon, RCREEE in co-operation with League of Arab States welcome all Arab industrial, service and commercial establishments and individuals interested in the market of energy managers to register at PA-CEMP program...
In 2018, the global electric vehicles (EVs) fleet exceeded 5.1 million, up 2 million from the previous year as confirmed by the International Energy Agency (IEA) 2019 Global EV outlook. Additionally, the cost of EVs in the past five years has dropped sharply encouraging more adoption of EVs...
The Arab States region doubles capacity in renewables in just two years. Increased effort needed to reach ambitious targets and accelerate climate action The Arab States region has doubled its capacity to produce renewable energy in the space of just two years, says fifth edition of AFEX report by...
November 3, 2019- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEEE 18th Board of Trustees (BoT) meeting was held in an extraordinary session in Cairo, Egypt. The meeting kicked off with a welcoming speech by BoT chairman and Director of the National Energy Research Center (NERC), Dr. Younis Ali. The meeting agenda included a...
Tackling Sustainable Financing of Development, RCREEE joins the second edition of Arab Sustainable Development Week 2019 held under the auspices of His Excellency, President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi president of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cairo, Egypt on 3-6 November 2019. As a speaker, RCREEE...
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...
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...

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Description: This report provides an overview of the current energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies and policies, including regulatory frameworks and a summary of the principal challenges encountered in the promotion of EE and RE projects.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report provides an overview of the current energy efficiency measures implemented in the building sector of the target countries, with a special focus on energy efficiency building codes.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Description: This report analyzes the implemented EE in appliances policies in the meetMED target countries. The analysis focuses on the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) & labeling policies, as well as on the existence of scrapping and replacement programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
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. 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: 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: Pan Arab Certified Energy Management Professional Program (PA-CEMP) is a professional certification program endorsed by the Executive Bureau of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity in their 32th session on May 31, 2016.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: The AFEX Energy Efficiency 2017 details the efforts and progress achieved by Arab countries to develop their energy efficiency markets throughout the various sectors and put forth comprehensive road-maps that effectively establish targeted EE programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English

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At RCREEE, we believe that our region’s young talents are its most valuable asset. 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...

We are honored to present RCREEE representatives in Libya as follows

 

Board of Trustees Member

Dr. Hamid Hameda El Sherwali
Chairperson of the Board of Directors Renewable Energy Authority of Libya
(REAoL) Ministry of Electricity

Focal Point

Mr. Mohamed D. Sidon
Director of The chairman Office of Renewable Energy Authority of Libya
Renewable Energy Authority of Libya