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.

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...
20 May 2020- Egypt: The Industrial Energy Efficiency Fund (IEEF) project’s team concluded a 10-day online training tailored for Helwan Fertilizer Company (HFC). Launched in 2018, the IEEF project, became a unique financial instrument that supports the delivery of technical services for energy...
Countries in the MENA Region are dependent on fossil fuels and economies are still characterized by high energy intensity. Over the last few years, the energy markets in this region have opened up for private-sector involvement and existing energy subsidies have been reduced, resulting in...
The unprecedented health and economic crisis caused by the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, triggered several challenges and uncertainties in different sectors, where the renewable energy industry is no exception to this suffering. Renewable energy is well acknowledged as an indisputable...
After 2 years of commitment towards reinforcing regional cooperation, the Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean region (meetMED) project ends. meetMED project is an EU-funded project, developed by the Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Management (...
After organizing several certification rounds in Egypt, Jordan, Libya and Syria/Lebanon, RCREEE in co-operation with League of Arab States welcome all Arab industrial, service and commercial establishments and individuals interested in the market of energy managers to register at PA-CEMP program...
April 2020, Gulf of Suez-Egypt: Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, Active Turbine Management Program (ATMP) activities are ongoing in the gulf of Suez area as the bird migration spring season is at its peak. The bird monitoring and the shutdown on demand programs at the BOO Wind Power Plant...

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Description: This report examines the current situation in Cairo and assess the future consequences with and without e-mobility. Many insightful figures have been presented on emissions, economic costs, fuel usages, and total cost of ownership for electric vehicles...
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report provides an overview of the current energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies and policies, including regulatory frameworks and a summary of the principal challenges encountered in the promotion of EE and RE projects.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report provides an overview of the current energy efficiency measures implemented in the building sector of the target countries, with a special focus on energy efficiency building codes.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Description: This report analyzes the implemented EE in appliances policies in the meetMED target countries. The analysis focuses on the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) & labeling policies, as well as on the existence of scrapping and replacement programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report focuses on vocational training as a key component that concretely builds the technical capacity of projects as well as the energy managers that implement EE and RE measures and solutions in public institutions and enterprises.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.It is part of the meetMED activities on ensuring the positive impact of renewable energy and energy efficiency on the sustainable growth, investment facilitation and job creation.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities. The proposed regional program for appliances will work towards accelerating the adaptation of Standards and Labels (S&L) and MEPS and improving the effectiveness of national EE programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.Regional experiences and national case studies from Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon were shared and contributed to the preparation of this concept note.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.It aims mainly at mapping impact on the labor market of RE & EE projects, by identifying the number of jobs created, as well as the employment factor, per technology and all along the value chain.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.The proposal collects the results of questionnaires, interviews and desk research on the main tools and methodologies suitable for the measurement of employment in the SEMCs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English

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We are honored to present RCREEE representatives in Egypt as follows

Board of Trustees Member

Eng. Aly Abdalfatah
First Undersecretary for Minister’s Office Affairs
Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy

Focal Point

Mr. Ahmad El Nahass

International Relations and Agreements Manager
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)