RES4MED Egypt day “A step change in the deployment of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency solutions in the Mediterranean”
September 28, RES4MED in collaboration with RCREEE organized a one-day international workshop entitled “A step change in the deployment of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency solutions in the Mediterranean” in Cairo, Egypt. The workshop brought together a number of high-level attendees including the Egyptian energy field stakeholders, agencies, energy companies, financial institutions, investors, industrial players, technology providers and universities.
In his opening Speech, the Italian Ambassador in Cairo, Maurizio Massari, highlighted the importance of the already consolidated institutional and commercial relations between Italy and Egypt.
Following the opening session, RCREEE executive director, Ahmed Badr moderated a session tackling the context of the Egyptian renewable energy context. The session included presentations of NREA Executive Chairman, New & Renewable Energy Authority, Dr. Mohamed El sobbki. In addition to the preservations of RE FIT Program Director, Ms Lamyaa Youssef , EgyptERA Managing Director, Mr.Hatem Waheed and the Advisor to the Egyprian Minister of Investment, Mr. Sherif Oteifa.
The attendees debated on the development of renewable energy and on the local framework for energy gathered the recommendations of the industry for an effective development of renewable energy and an efficient integration of the electric system in Egypt.