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.

3 March 2019: The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), welcomed a delegation from the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) headed by Mr. Zhou Yuanbing, Director General, Economic and Technology Research Institute, GEIDCO at...
In celebration of the Arab Energy Efficiency Day organized annually on 21 May by the Energy Department - Economic Sector - the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States., the Energy Department announces the 2019 competition on "Facilities Going Green: Best practice". The deadline for...
RCREEE cooperates with Youth in Love of Egypt (YLE) to produce a new documnetry on the Active Turbine Management Program in Egypt. So far, this fruitful cooperation resulted in the production of the following trailers <
January 30, 2018- Barcelona- Spain : Gathering a unique mix of expertise and representatives, the first working session of the “High Level Policy Dialogue to promote RE and EE in the Mediterranean region” was launched in Barcelona, Spain. The High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) is the Sustainable...
Accordnig to Solar Quarter "Solar Power MENA Map 2019" , RCREEE BoT chairman, Dr. Hamid El Sherwali, BoT members (HE Sheikh Nawaf Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Dr. Mohamed El Khayatt & Eng. Rachid Menadi) are named among most Influential Sola r Business Leaders in MENA PV Market. The list also...
For Release on January 8, 2019 Cairo, Egypt - 8 January 2019; RCREEE Executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr and the Chairman of the Egyptian Company for Electricity Transmission Mr. Gamal Abdel Rahim signed a cooperation agreement on the management and implementation of Active Turbin Management program...
The High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) is a Sustainable Energy platform that brings together high-level representatives from international financing institutions, banks, private sector, international and regional organizations and governments. The dialogue sheds the light on the need of regional...
December 24, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: Although the RE markets are not progressing at the same pace in all countries, nevertheless, the Arab region currently possesses adequate experience in following various approaches for deploying RE technologies. Competitive Bidding schemes, feed-in tariff, and net-...
RCREEE is pleased to strategically partner with Terrapinn organizing the The Solar Show MENA 2019. The Solar Show MENA 2019, which is co-located with The Wind Show MENA and The Energy Storage Show MENA, is one of the biggest renewable energy events in the region as its expected to help shaping the...
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries have set their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in line with sustainable development goals 7 and 13 and are taking action towards achieving them. Progress is being made and efforts are ongoing, but the implementation is only scratching the...

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Description: An overview of support programs and financial instruments for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects to which public and private sector actors in RCREEE member states are eligible to apply.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2014
Langauge: English
Description: This report summarizes the Pan-Arab Renewable Energy Strategy and highlights the main motives for its adoption, and its relation with the AREF key provisions and NREAP template as tools for implementation.
Document type: Plans
Publication Year: 2014
Langauge: English
Description: This document defines the SHAMCI certification scheme, and gives the rules for certification of solar collectors and solar water heaters for the Arab States .
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: This version of the guide comes to monitor developments in the Arab region at the level of policies, legislations, plans and projects for renewable energy.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: Arabic
Description: Within the framework of the Memo of Understanding signed by RCREEE and IRENA, RCREEE was commissioned to prepare two national case studies for Egypt and Morocco.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: The Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth™ (APSEY) is a regional sustainable energy internship program which targets young professionals and post graduate students of engineering, economy, and law fields from the Arab region.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: This booklet provides an overview of NAMAs and their difference from CDM. Then it gives the key characteristics of NAMAs and the different methods to develop NAMA concept.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: This report focuses on the potential for mobilising NAMAs and sectoral mechanisms. A separate report focuses on the potential for utilising the CDM and Programmatic CDM in each of the RCREEE member countries, and includes useful background and an overview
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2011
Langauge: English
Description: This report presents the findings of a review of polices for energy efficiency and renewable energy in the countries participating in RCREEE.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2009
Langauge: English
Description: he Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) wants to harness the potential of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to mobilize energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in its member states.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2011
Langauge: English

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