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The Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education has recently issued a new decision to include a 60-hour technical course on “solar photovoltaic installations, maintenance and operation” in the curriculum of the third year technical baccalaureate (BT “electrotechnique”).

The decision number is 164/2017 and is signed by the...

Lebanon assumed the presidency of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Board of Trustees (BoT) during the 14th Board of Trustees meeting held on 27 and 28 February 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.

The BoT presidency was transferred from Mr. Ayman Ismail the General Director of the Palestinian Energy and Environment...

The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) contributed to the World Bank Report “RISE – Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy”. RCREEE experts contributed to the data collection from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen.

RISE is a set of indicators to help compare...

After the successful completion of 6 rounds for the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY), RCREEE with the support of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) welcomes the 7th round interns. The six interns from Egypt, Libya, Mauritania and Yemen joined RCREEE on 19th February 2017.

The APSEY...

RCREEE's Senior Technical Expert Rim Boukhchina has contributed in 2016 to the recently launched IRENA report "Planning for the renewable future: Long-term modelling and tools to expand variable renewable power in emerging economies...

On November 22, 2016, Tunisia announced the Tunisian Renewable Energy Action Plan 2030. Following a number of energy studies and due to the lack of a unified energy strategy, the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy launched a new plan and strategy.

The strategy aim is to strengthen both the national fossil and renewable energy...

The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the GIZ regional project RE-ACTIVATE developed two guidelines with detailed administrative procedures of Egyptian solar PV Feed-in-Tariff for small and large-scale projects. In addition, RCREEE and RE-ACTIVATE developed an info-graphic, which outlines...

The OPEC Fund for international Development (OFID) approved the extension of a US$ 150,000 grant in support of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) on 21 September 2016.

The grant will support the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) initiated by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency...

21 September – Beirut, during the opening of Beirut Energy Forum, The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) received the Energy Ambassador Award 2016.   

Eng. Ahmed Badr RCREEE executive director, received the award on behalf of RCREEE. In his speech, Eng. Badr thanked Mr. Arthur Nazarian, Lebanese Minister...

After shortlisting and processing around 800 application, RCREEE contracts six new interns as part of the APSEY program. The contracted interns are from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen. The 6th round started on 10th of April 2016, with the support of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).

During their...

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