Events

As part of RCREEE’s effort to engage in the global renewable energy debate, RCREEE actively contributed to the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi from 17-22 January through various speaker interventions, panel sessions and other outreach side-events. The WFES is one of the world’s largest and most important gatherings on sustainable...
In the framework of the assistance given by the member states of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), a workshop has been organized for a group of Yemeni experts and Sudanese representatives from the Ministry of Electricity, financial institutions...
A specialized training program was held in the Tunisian capital on 15-19 December 2014 titled “Procedures of Granting SHAMCI certification to solar thermal systems”. The training was attended by representatives of Arab countries that officially joined the Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (SHAMCI), namely Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt...
In collaboration between the League of Arab States (LAS), the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the Euro-Arab Foundation, a five days training course on “The Design and Implementation of Renewable Energy Action Plans” was successfully organized in Granada, Spain, from 8 to 12 December 2014.  The training...
RCREEE attended the “The First Arab Forum on Sustainable Communities and Green Building” (AFSCGB) that took place in Cairo, from 8-10 December 2014. Ms. Nurzat Myrsalieva, Policy Analysis Project Manager at RCREEE delivered a presentation on the "Comparative Overview of the Arab Energy Efficiency Building Regulations”. To improve...
A consultation meeting was organized on November 27, 2014 at the Headquarter of the National Agency for the Promotion and Rational Use of Energy (APRUE) in Algeria. The workshop was organized in the framework of the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency's (RCREEE) mission of monitoring the progress achieved by Arab countries...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) organized a regional workshop at the headquarter of the League of Arab States (LAS) in Cairo, Egypt on December 1, 2014. The workshop was attended by RCREEE national focal points concerned with monitoring the implementation of the Arab Energy Efficiency Guideline under the...
Egypt’s shift towards solar energy has become a necessity due to the decreasing oil resources and natural gas reserves and the increasing demand on electricity and energy generation.  Dr. Tareq Emtairah, Executive Director at RCREEE, chaired the Solar Energy Investment and Development Conference organized on 4 December, 2014. During the conference...
Many engineers and decision makers in the Middle East are well aware of the theoretical Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) project planning. However they usually lack the practical knowledge and experience.  Thus, within the framework of the capacity development strategy of the Regional Center of renewable Energy and Energy...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) organized a training course on eQUEST-TUN in Tunisia from 24 to 28 November 2014.  The course covered knowledge and skills needed to use eQUEST-TUN as a modeling tool to design high performance buildings. It also covered using the software as a compliance tool for the Tunisian...

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