RCREEE Commits to Promoting Investment in Infrastructure in the Mediterranean Region

On 29 April 2015, RCREEE participated in "Interconnection Infrastructures in the Mediterranean: A Challenging Environment for Investments" workshop in Sharm El Sheikh. The workshop was organized by the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG) and hosted by the Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency.

Ms. Nurzat Myrsalieva, Project Manager at RCREEE participated in the closing Roundtable: “The projects to move forward” about the main energy infrastructure projects that are currently being developed in the MENA region. Ms. Myrsalieva presented “the Renewable Energy Markets in the Arab Countries” where she talked about the RE targets, supporting policies for large and small scale projects, energy market and pricing and trends in developers markets in these Arab countries. The presentation was based on the findings of the recently published RCREEE report "Arab future Energy index (AFEX 2015)”.

The purpose of this workshop was to define a shared approach on the infrastructure priorities for the Mediterranean region. In addition to drafting recommendations to face the main barriers hindering investment in energy infrastructure.

The workshop was also attended by participants from Energy Charter, RES4MED, Med-TSO, PAM, and Société Générale, where they committed to the benefit of promoting investment in infrastructure in the Mediterranean region.