Iraq

Iraq is one of the world’s most important oil producers and has among the largest proven petroleum reserves. Over the past years, Iraq’s energy sector has suffered due to the war and energy demand is now outpacing capacity expansion. The country’s total primary energy consumption is based on petroleum, and the rest is supplied by natural gas.

Iraq suffers from serious power shortages due to insufficient generating capacity and increasing energy demand. The government plans to increase the generation expansion with natural gas and renewable energy facilities. Iraq aims to have 2.24 GW of electricity generation come from renewable energy by 2025. Iraq adopted its first NEEAP in 2013.

Iraq is a RCREEE member state since 2008. 

Cairo, 25 July 2018 . The Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) is delighted to welcome on board seven new interns, as part of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY). Hailing from six different member states, namely, Egypt, Djibouti, Morocco, Palestine,...
June 2017-Cairo, Egypt: The newly developed solar atlas map is soon to be integrated into IRENA’s Global Atlas. The map was developed by IRENA in coordination with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE). The solar...
March 2018: The Ministry of Electricity and the National Investment Authority will hold the fifth “Iraq Energy Exhibition (IEE)” in Iraq from 2-4 April 2018. The Iraq Energy Exhibition (IEE) is one of the largest international exhibitions, it aims at gathering various international companies and...
AFEX EE 2017 report: Remarkable progress in the Arab Energy Efficiency markets and unprecedented wave of subsidy reforms in the region “Tunisia, Jordan and Morocco continue spearheading” Cairo, Egypt – 4 March, 2018 –The recently issued Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX)- Energy Efficiency (EE) 2017...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in Jordan organized a five days training course from 5th to 9th January 2018...
In the framework of the Arab Energy Efficiency Day organized on 21 May by the Energy Department - Economic Sector - the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States. The Energy Department announces the 2018 competition on "The best practices and measures to improve energy efficiency in Air...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the League of Arab States (LAS) in cooperation with the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain organized a workshop on “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Monitoring Methodology...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) had organized a mission to provide technical and capacity building support to the Republic of Iraq from 30th September to 6th...
With the support of the Sudanese Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity, the African Union Commission (AUC) in cooperation with the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), the League of Arab States (LAS), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), NEPAD...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Executive Director, Ahmed Badr attended the 12 th meeting of the Arab Ministerial Council for Electricity and its 33rd Executive Bureau meeting held on 5-6 April 2017 at the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States'...

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