Jordan

Jordan relies on importing energy resources to meet its domestic energy demand for fossil fuels. These energy imports account for more than 40% of the country’s budget. Jordan’s total primary consumption is entirely focused on fossil fuels, and its installed capacity is also principally fired on oil and gas. Jordan’s government plans to boost electricity generation capacity from renewable sources to 3.22 GW by 2025.  Jordanian strategy aims to reduce energy consumption by 20% by 2020 and 18% by 2030.

Jordan is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

Marrakech, Morocco – 17 November, 2016 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) launches the 3rd edition of its flagship publication, the Arab Energy Future Index™ (AFEX) Renewable Energy 2016 report in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP...
Vienna, Austria- November 2016, The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) approved a larger grant in support of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY). OFID Director-General, Mr. Suleiman Al-Herbish and RCREEE Executive Director, Ahmed Badr signed the new grant agreement on...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the League of Arab States organized the 5 th meeting of the Solar Heaters Arab Mark and Certification Initiative Network (SHAMCI) which was held at Cairo on 25th October 2016. The SHAMCI network meeting...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) are teaming up to reduce energy intensity in the southern and eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region and increase the use of renewable energy. The EBRD invests in...
The OPEC Fund for international Development (OFID) approved the extension of a US$ 150,000 grant in support of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) on 21 September 2016. The grant will support the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) initiated by the Regional Center...
May 31 2016, under the patronage of H.E the Egyptian Minster of Electricity and Renewable Energy and chairman of the Executive Office of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity Dr. Mohamed Shaker, the Executive Bureau of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity held its thirty-second meeting...
After successfully holding the forum in 2012 and 2014, The League of Arab States (LAS) in cooperation with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA),the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), The EU-funded project Energy Efficiency in the Construction...
After shortlisting and processing around 800 application, RCREEE contracts six new interns as part of the APSEY program. The contracted interns are from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen. The 6th round started on 10th of April 2016, with the support of the OPEC Fund for International...
The 13 th meeting of RCREEE Board of Trustees witnessed the selection of two representatives from the private sector to join RCREEE Executive Committee. The meeting was held in Cairo in the presence of RCREEE Member States representatives. Mr. Hassan Amin was choosen as a private sector...
Within the framework of Solar Atlas for the Mediterranean Project, RCREEE participates in the organization of two training courses on solar resources and PV technology. The two courses are organized as a part of RCREEE efforts to contribute in building and strengthening of Arab expertise in fields...

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