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The Arab Energy Ministers will hold a meeting with their counterparts in South America, from 13-17 of January, to promote cooperation mechanisms and information exchange in the sectors of natural gas, oil and other energy sources. The meeting also aims to exchange technical expertise, training of human resources and technology transfer between...
After the end of an eventful year internally and externally, RCREEE sends its best wishes for the New Year 2013, hoping to continue the remarkable progress in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency witnessed by the Arab region in general and the center member states. In 2012, most of RCREEE member states have announced new RE &EE...
Lebanon will have its first electricity generating barge within four months, according to the country’s Energy and Water minister. The country has already sent the first payment to the Turkish supplying the two barges. The barges are expected to generate 270 Megawatt of electricity. Also, the barges are expected to reduce electricity rationing in...
According to Algeria Press Service; Energy and Mining Minister Youcef Yousfi assured that Algeria is seeking its objective to produce in the 20 years to come, up to 40% of electricity needs from renewables, notably solar energy. Further, the Minister stressed on the importance of utilization all renewable sources to meet the increasing demand on...
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy announces for the first time, an international bid on the establishment of a 600-megawatt wind farm with usufruct system in the Gulf of Suez area. According to Ministers cabinet regulations, the government will benefit from a percentage of the power generated or a portion of its price with minimum...
“KFW had started preparing feasibility studies for The solar thermal power project used for electricity generation at  Kom Ombo, Aswan”  said Hans Hammann first Counselor and Development Cooperation Referent at German Embassy in Cairo. Hammann added that the generation ability of this project will be 100 Megawatt. Accordingly, the total...
Jordan’s Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced the county’s first feed-in power tariffs for renewable energy sources.  This tariff aims at encouraging the Jordanian residents to make use of recent regulations that enable consumers to sell surplus electricity from renewables to the national grid. Further, ERC chief commissioner,...
On 27-28 November 2012, the General Authority for Investment Promotion and Privatization Affairs and the Renewable Energy Authority of Libya (REAOL), with the participation of a number of specialists and those interested in this field, organized the first national forum on investment in renewable energies. The Forum presented renewable energy...
On December 4th 2012, the Jordanian capital Amman hosted the final Solar Med Atlas Workshop under the auspices of H.E Alaa Al Batayneh, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan. The event was organized by the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), l’Observatoire...
December 3rd, 2012, The third stakeholder consultation workshop for Jordan’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) took place in Amman, Under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Alaa Batayneh, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources & Minister of Transport. The workshop organized by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in cooperation...

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