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.

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...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in cooperation with the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy represented by the New and Renewable Energy Authority, the Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA), and with the contribution of...
October 11, 2018: RCREEE Executive Committee Member, Eng. KHALFALLAH , Planning Director, Eng. Ashraf Kraidy and SE Specialist,Eng. Rizk and DG-JRC Project Officerparticipated as speakers at the first webinar on "Energy Efficiency Policies & the Arab Future Energy Index" organized by Copenhagen...
October 29, 2018- Suez, Egypt: RCREEE and the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) carried out a site visit for monitoring the migratory birds for the Autumn 2018. The visit to Ras Ghareb wind power area at the Gulf of Suez with​​250 MW as part of the implementation of the Active Turbine...
22-23 October 2018, Morroco: RCREEE Environemtn Expert, Mr. Ahmed Khalil represented RCREEE at the Regional Roundtable for North Africa and the Mediterranean. This round table was organized by the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC or GABC) together with the Ministry of...
1-4 October 2018, Marrakesh- Morocco: The OAPEC organized the Eleventh Arab Energy Conference. The theme of the Conference was “Energy and Arab Cooperation the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The 3-day conference discussed the transformations in global oil and gas markets and their...

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