RCREEE contributes to global discussions on renewable energy and energy efficiency at 2016 WFES

As a part of RCREEE’s efforts to contribute to global discussions on renewable energy and energy efficiency, RCREEE participated in The World Future Energy Summit held from 18th to 21 January at Abu Dhabi, UAE. For the 4th year on role.

RCREEE delegation was headed by the executive director, Ahmed Badr who attended a series of meetings held with key renewable energy and energy efficiency experts along with the 6th IRENA Assembly.

In addition, RCREEE head of projects and technical affairs, Dr. Maged K. Mahmoud, was one of the speakers at Egypt Energy Forum held on the side WFES. Dr. Maged discussed how Egyptian renewable energy developments from a regional perspective.

On the other hand, two of the projects where RCREEE is cooperating with regional and international partners were featured through two side events during the World Future Energy Summit (WFES). Firstly, IRENA, GIZ and RCREEE co-organized a workshop on “Socio-Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy”. The workshop aims to stimulate dialogue to maximize the socio-economic benefits of renewable energy. The workshop provided knowledge on the impacts of renewable energy deployment. Moreover, attendees of the workshop shared their experiences on best practices and effective policies.

Additionally, RCREEE in cooperation with Solar-Med-Atlas organized “Solar Resource Assessment for Policy Makers” training workshop. The speakers of the event introduced the attendees to the capabilities of the solar resource assessment portals developed by IRENA and Solar-Med-Atlas. The attendees also learned how to improve the design of policies for solar energy.

About the World Future Energy Summit (WFES)

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is the world’s most influential event dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technology. It’s where government leaders, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and thousands of visitors come together to experience the latest developments in future energy.

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