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Lebanon Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) announced the registration of its First National Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM) project, an initiative started in 2010 the UNFCCC executive board. Further, LCEC assured that the first NAMA concept “NAMA Concept for the Lebanese Construction Sector is being finalized. It will be submitted to the...
The Electric Regulatory Agency has approved a set of regulatory rules to encourage the exchange and usage of electrical power produced from solar energy. The rules include possibility of net metering on a monthly bases and payment will be based on consumption of bought net power. The electricity metering systems will be supplied by the relevant...
Holy Makkah Municipality is preparing to implement “green city” project which make Makkah city fully dependent on solar energy for electricity generation. This comes within the Kingdom’s direction towards finding alternative energy sources, says Deputy Assistant Secretary for Developing Municipal Investments. He assured that the project will save...
The General Directorate of West Airports institution announced the adoption of a plan aiming to integrate renewable energy technologies at Oran International Airport. The new airport will depend on solar energy as aprimary source of energy for lighting and cooling purposes. The project implementation will take about 3 years where each square meter...
The Egyptian Authority for New & Renewable Energy (NREA) and the Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) signed a memorandum of understanding to increase collaboration supporting local renewable energy (RE) institutions and accelerate the dissemination of RE projects. Both parties have agreed to leverage information exchange regarding...
The Kingdom of Bahrain has taken over the presidency of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Board of Trustees for the year 2013. His Excellency Sheikh Nawaf Bin Ibrahim Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chief Executive of the Bahraini Electricity and Water Authority  has been named chairman of RCREEE’s Board of...
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources and Minister of Transport, Engineer Alaa Batayneh, in a workshop held in Amman on Sunday 27/1/2012, announced the cabinet decision to adopt fixed prices for renewable energy projects. Further, H.E assured that this decision will accelerate implementation of RE projects. Besides, H.E stressed on the...
Egyptian Airports Company Chairman, Gad El Karim Nasr  announced that Egyptian Airports Company will start a feasibility study to test the possibility of using solar energy in four airports (Sharm el-Sheikh, Assiut and Abu Simbel and Taba) in mid-February 2013. He pointed out that these studies are financed by SETTEC Company based on the...
As an effort to use the energy efficiently and effectively, the Palestinian Energy and Environmental Research Center (PEC) in collaboration with the French Agency for Development(AFD), organized a workshop entitled “Support and improve the energy efficiency and renewable energy in strategic sectors in Palestine “on 23/1/2013 in Ramallah....
European Council funded project MEDPRO ; Prospective Analysis for the Mediterranean Region held its High-Level Stakeholders meeting in Cairo from 12 -13 January 2013. During the meeting, MEDPRO researchers,experts from various organizations and civil society representatives discussed the MEDPRO scenarios and policies regarding immigration,...

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