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.

August 2019: RCREEE in cooperation with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) officially signed the agreement with ECO Consult and EcoConServ to conduct the ESIA Bird Monitoring Program for BOO Wind Power Plant 500 MW at the Gulf...
August 21, 2019- Cairo, Egypt: To support the ongoing effort in North Africa for the deployment of large-scale renewable energy, RCREEE cooperates with the African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) organizing a regional Technical Platform meeting on 21 - 22 August 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. RCREEE...
July 2019- Cairo, Egypt: With great pleasure and excitement the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) family welcomed on board six new interns, as part of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth ™ (APSEY). Joining us from six different member states, namely,...
In April 2019 RENAC successfully conducted the Green Banking MENA Train-the-Trainer seminar in Berlin. After training 13 trainers from the partner countries Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia, the project is now entering its second phase and starts with the application period for the Applying Green...
18 June 2019- Tunisia: Hosted by the National Agency for Energy Management (ANME), RCREEE in cooperation with Agency for Energy (ADENE) French Environment & Energy Management Agency and Lebanese Energy Management and Environment Association organized meetMED workshop on Energy Efficiency in...
The Middle East and North African region has an attractive market for renewables due to abundant availability of solar and wind resources. According to a recent report by one of the leading Global Renewable Energy Agencies, the expected regional renewable energy investments could reach $35 billion...
April 15, 2019:- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE and the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) organized a launching event of the Industrial Energy Efficiency Fund (IEEF) in Egypt. IEEF is an innovative financial instrument that supports the delivery of technical services to industrial facilities in...
12 April 2019: under the umbrella of the Clean Energy Ministerial Campaign: “Long-term Energy Scenarios (LTES) for the Clean Energy Transition” , the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) organized the LTES campaign: 2019 international forum in Berlin on 10-12 April 2019. The objective of...
It was calculated that about 30% of the predicted global increase in energy demand will come from the Arab region.An urgent need to put more focus on Energy the residential, industrial and commercial sectors to reduce emissions is emerging. To further discuss this matter, Copenhagen Center on...
6-8 Jan 2019: RCREEE participated at African Union Commission (AUC) workshop organized in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop was part of the validation process for the implementation Strategy and Action plan of AUC program “Harmonized Regulatory Framework for Electricity market in Africa”...

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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
Description: Over the past decade, Egypt has been moving away from being a net exporter of energy. The significant reductions of net export in crude oil and petroleum products could only partly be offset by the increasing exports of natural gas.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2009
Langauge: English
Description: 2013 Update on household electricity prices in RCREEE member states shows large variations in tariffs among states.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: Land Use Agreements (LUAs) of public owned lands to be used for Renewable Energy (RE) projects are legally binding agreements that needs to be carefully drafted, discussed, reviewed and understood before executing it.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: This document represent a model for Land Use Agreement For Renewable Energy Electricity Generating Facilities In RCREEE Member States
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English

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