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Saudi Arabia plans to fully depend on renewable and low carbon forms of energy as power sources. Saudi Arabia’s energy use is almost entirely from fossil fuels at present, with about two-thirds coming from oil and the remainder from gas. However, Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud, founder of the King Faisal Foundation insisted that...
IPT Energy Center (IPTEC), with the support of Lebanon Ministry of Environment (MOE), the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), and UNDP, launch a national awareness campaign aiming at reducing air pollution through efficient energy in land transportation. This campaign shall promote sustainable and efficient energy use in land...
Schneider Electric in Egypt has established the first solar power plant, on 170-square-meter, in El-Farafra Oasis, New Valley Governorate. This place is characterized by brightly sun throughout the year. The plant produces 108 kWh / day which satisfy the oasis basic needs of electricity for homes and basic amenities. Source : Youm 7
In cooperation with the League of Arab States, the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and the Egyptian Electric Utility Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (ERA), RCREEE organized on 8-12 October 2012 in Cairo, a training course entitled ” Pricing and Trading of Renewables: Feed in Tariff – Green Certificate – Guarantee of Origin...
RCREEE Board of Trustees approves the strategy for the second operational phase for the Center in its eighth meeting in Manama, Oct.9-10, The decision of the board marks a turning point for RCREEE as it sets out the strategic objectives and the commitments from the member states for regional cooperation and coordination in the area of renewable...
Iraq plans to spend up to $1.6 billion on solar and wind power stations over the next three years to add 400 megawatts to the Iraqi national grid. The head of the planning and studies department at the ministry of electricity, Laith al Mamury, reports that Invitations have been sent to about 25 leading companies to manufacture and install solar...
RCREEE in co-operation with Paving the Way for the Mediterranean Solar Plan (PWMSP) project organized a regional workshop on Sustainable Energy Policy in Maghreb Countries. The workshop explained, reviewed and validated the national Sustainable Energy Policies road maps for Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Also, the WS aimed to enhance cooperation at...
RCREEE collaborating with Arab Union of Electricity (AUE), Morocco electricity national Office “ONE” and DLR, the German Aerospace Center, organized a training course on “Concentrating Solar Power and wind energy” on 8-12 October in Casablanca Morocco. The Course, attended by representatives from different Arab countries, focused on important...
Jordanian Society for Scientific Research, in cooperation with Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe and the German Aerospace Center DLR, issued a call for papers for ICREFAW 2013 which will be held in Jordan. The conference aims at examining current developments in the field of Renewable Energy and identifying emerging trends, opportunities and...
REN21 organized a debriefing meeting on September, 27-28 in Paris, France. The meeting was attended by REN21 team, RCREEE and worldwide regional contributors. The participants discussed main challenges and possible improvement to the Global Status Report. Also, means of strengthening cooperation among the network of regional Renewable Energy...

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