RCREEE and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung co-organize “Egypt transition into sustainable energy; Economic, social and political perspectives” conference

The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Egypt organized “Egypt transition into sustainable energy; Economic, social and political perspectives” conference. The conference was held on Tuesday February 9th at Intercontinental City stars hotel in Cairo.

The conference aimed to discuss the future of sustainable energy in Egypt from economic, social and political perspectives. It included a number of panel sessions where the speakers discussed Renewable energy position among the decision makers’ priorities, and the opportunities and barriers of financing sustainable energies. Moreover, the speakers presented the distributed solar energy systems and its future of Egypt.

The panelists included renewable energy officials, academia, civil society representatives and energy experts. Mr. Julius Georg Luy the German ambassador in Egypt, Dr. Mohamed El-Sobki, Chairman of New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), Ahmed Badr RCREEE executive director, and Mr. Armin Hasemann, representative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung were be among the panelists. 

The conference also witnessed a press conference on the launching of the first strategic and operational framework protocol for the evaluation of environmental impacts, bird monitoring program and active turbine monitoring program (ATMP) of wind turbines in the Gulf of Suez.