Egypt

Egypt represents the region’s most populated energy market and is the largest oil and gas consumer in the continent. Egypt is also an important non-OPEC fossil fuel producer and plays a vital role in international energy trade. The country is facing rapidly growing energy demand due to population growth, economic expansion and increased industrial output, among many factors.  The government aims to diversify the energy mix in favor of renewable energy resources and has set a target to achieve 42% of generated electricity from renewable energy by 2035. Also, cumulative energy efficiency targets have been set for 5%, as well as a NEEAP that has been adopted.

Egypt is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

RCREEE is very pleased to join forces with the Amman based Regional Climate and Energy Project MENA at Friedrich- Ebert-Stiftung (FES) building the capacities public sector female professionals. The two parties signed an MOU, late July 2020, in an attempt to increase the share of women working and...
Following its Renpower H2 Sub-Sahara and Renpower H2 LATAM, Euroconvention Global is delighted to announce Renpower H2 MENA 2020 – Scaling-up Renewable Hydrogen Projects in MENA . This conference-taking place in an online live format- will be held on 16 & 17 of September, 2020 from 14:00-17:30...
August 2020- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE in close cooperation with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Co. (EETC), Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), and the Consortium composed of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Eurus, ENGIE and Orascom Construction as well as ECO Consult and EcoConServ are happy...
July 2020- RCREEE and the Red Sea Wind Energy (RSWE) Consortium, in cooperation with ECO Consult, have officially signed a framework agreement for Environmental and Social Management System Policy Manual for a 500 MW Wind Power Plant in the Gulf of Suez under Build, Own and Operate (BOO) scheme...
30 June 2020 – Egypt: With more than 180 participating countries, Egypt’s “Conservation of migratory birds along the Red Sea/Rift Valley flyway” project won the Energy Globe Award for National Project 2020. For Over 20 years now, the Energy Globe Award has been honoring the best projects addressing...
On 30 June 2020: Aiming to facilitate the usage of IRENA FlexTool in the context of the ongoing initiatives in the region, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) coorganized IRENA FlexTool training for Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA). During the opening...
30 June 2020, Using EVs -particularly in public transportation sector- can have numerous economic benefits for the country including reducing the country’s fossil fuel bill, availing cheaper transportation for the citizen and creating new business lines that will stimulate the economy, a new report...
Under WESET Project, RCREEE is hosting WESET Dissemination Webinar to take a closer look at some of the most important developments in the wind energy sector in Egypt as well as the future prospects. The webinar is scheduled to take place on June 29, 2020 at 11 AM – 12:30 PM Cairo local Time (...
On 24 June, CLASP will publish a report on “Environmentally Harmful Dumping of Inefficient and Obsolete Air Conditioners in Africa.” This report provides a wide-ranging review of AC markets in Africa, the sources of environmental dumping of inefficient, high global warming potential (GWP) products...
June 11, 2020 – Cairo: Following the signature of the partnership agreement between RCREEE and Tiba El Manzlawy group under Industrial Energy Efficiency Fund (IEEF)project, RCREEE holds a kick off meeting on EnMA service implementation. The meeting laid out the work plan for Energy Management...

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Description: Panelists and Speakers of the first edition of the HLPD held in Vienna in 2018.
Document type: Presentation
Publication Year: 2018
Langauge: English
Description: This SESA report covers the environmental and social impacts of future wind farm developments for an area of about 284 km² (project area) about 5 km inland from the shores of the Gulf of Suez located north-west of Ras Ghareb
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2018
Langauge: English
Description: The report provides a market needs Assessment from August 2017 until March 2018 in four countries, namely Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia and Morocco.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2018
Langauge: English
Description: A summary for energy efficiency programs, actions and initiatives in Egypt.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: Pan Arab Certified Energy Management Professional Program (PA-CEMP) is a professional certification program endorsed by the Executive Bureau of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity in their 32th session on May 31, 2016.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: A case study on wind farm in Zaafarana, Arab Republic of Egypt, and another case programmatically.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2016
Langauge: Arabic
Description: The AFEX Energy Efficiency 2017 details the efforts and progress achieved by Arab countries to develop their energy efficiency markets throughout the various sectors and put forth comprehensive road-maps that effectively establish targeted EE programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: This guideline identifies the technical requirements and frame works needed to integrate different renewable energy technologies into electricity grids.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: This report gives an overview of the different employment assessment methods for RE & EE projects. It also looks into the development and application of, a customized excel based tool, to measure employment from RE & EE in Egypt.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: Tourism is a key dynamic industry that has played a pivotal role in flourishing economies in the MENA region over the past years. This manual looks into the Solar PV & Thermal Applications for Hotel Sector in the MENA region.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English

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