According to the newly launched Arab Future Energy IndexTM (AFEX), Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan earned the top three ranks in energy efficiency capabilities and progress. In renewable energy Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt held the top three ranks, respectively. Dr. Tareq Emtairah, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) presented index key findings and insights today at Beirut Energy Forum. The AFEX report findings help policy makers in shaping national energy long-term transitions and strategies, formulate laws and regulations, develop institutional capacity, enrich local scientific research, and attract investments. The index also helps local and international investors to know more about Arab states’ readiness in the field.
Issued in two main separate reports: AFEX Renewable Energy, and AFEX Energy Efficiency, the index offers both quantitative and qualitative analysis for key renewable energy and energy efficiency market dimensions. Countries are ranked under more than 20 indicators that illustrate key energy market aspects including policies, institutional and technical capacities, strategies, socioeconomic data and investments.
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