Libya

Libya, a member of OPEC, holds one of the world’s largest crude oil reserves, and is an important natural gas and oil exporter to the world. However, Libya’s fossil fuel sector has been severely hit by the civil war since 2011 and has as of yet not fully recuperated. With oil and gas accounting for 96% of total government revenue, Libya’s economy is heavily dependent on its fossil fuel sector. Total primary energy consumption and installed energy capacity in Libya is 100% based on fossil fuels. Still, domestic electricity demand is outpacing capacity expansion, which is leading to increasing blackouts.

The Libyan government is making efforts to diversify its energy mix and to harness the country’s solar and wind potential. By 2030, Libya aims for 22% of electricity generation to come from renewable energy. Libya is also in the process of implementing its NEEAP.

Libya is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

In Cooperation with New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), RCREEE organized a workshop on Energy Efficiency Labels and Standards for Home Appliances. The workshop was attended by specialists in EE Labeling for home appliances projects in RCREEE members states. National papers on the programs...
After the adoption of the Arab EE Guideline on 23 November 2010 by the Executive Bureau of the Arab Ministerial Electricity Council of the League of Arab States, LAS Energy Department and RCREEE will proceed with providing the technical assistance needed in preparing and implementing the National...
In the framework of the MoU signed on March 2011, aiming to improve the conditions needed to facilitate the implementation of project activities under the CDM, especially the Programmatic Activities (PoA) and NAMAs in the MENA region, RCREEE organized jointly with CDM-JI Initiative two events in...
RCREEE successfully organized the “Stakeholder Workshop of the Solar Atlas for the Mediterranean”. The event was held in Cairo on November 1st 2011. This event took place within the project “Solar Atlas for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean” funded by the German International Climate...
H.E. Dr. Hassan Younes, the Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Energy handed over certificates for a batch of trainees from twelve Arab countries members in the Regional Center of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency “RCREEE”, in the field of “Pricing of Renewable Energy Projects: Feed-in...
October 6-7, 2011, RCREEE organized a workshop on “Energy Efficiency indicators” project in Plan Bleu premises in Sophia Antipolis (France). The objective of this project is to implement a set of indicators to be used for monitoring and assessment of the energy efficiency policies in the 10 RCREEE...
On April 28, 2011 a workshop was held in Tunisia to discuss the developments on the preparation of NEEAP in RCREEE member states. The workshop was attended by members of the RCREEE Board of Trustees in addition to Mrs. Jamila Matar, director of Energy Department in the League of Arab States, and Mr...
RCREEE has launched in partnership with Plan Bleu a project on Energy Efficiency indicators. The Kick-off Workshop was organized during 6 -7 January 2011 in Tunisia. The objective of this project is to implement a set of indicators to be used to monitor and assess the energy efficiency policies in...
Under the framework of the League of Arab States initiative to prepare the Arab Energy Efficiency Guideline and with the coordination between the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and the European Commission (EC) through MED-EMIP and MED-ENEC projects, according to the...
In line with the coordination between the Energy Department of the League of Arab States, European Commission (EC), sponsored projects MED-ENEC & MED-EMIP and the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, a workshop was organized in Tunisia on July 26th and 27th. It was...

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