Mauritania

Mauritania is mostly reliant on fossil fuels to meet its domestic energy demand. Fossil fuels account for about 66% of primary energy consumption, while the remaining 34% come from biomass, which is mostly used for cooking and heating. Electricity is mainly  generated through thermal diesel engine generators. Due to increasing domestic energy demand and insufficient installed power capacity, total energy consumption exceeds national energy production by about 35%, resulting mostly in importation of fossil fuels. The  country is seeking to meet its growing energy demand with fewer fuel imports by integrating renewable energy as a source of power. By 2015 and 2020, Mauritania aims to achieve 15% and 20% respectively of primary energy consumption to come from renewable   energy, excluding biomass.

Mauritania is a RCREEE member state since 2014.

1. Overview In the celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day 2021 and under the slogan "Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird", RCREEE is pleased to announce launching “RCREEE Migratory Birds Photo Contest” to catch migratory soaring birds during their migration. 2. What are we looking for? We are...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Board of Directors selects Dr. Jauad El Kharraz to be RCREEE’s Executive Director October 3,2021 Cairo-Egypt: RCREEE secretariat welcomes Dr. Jauad El Kharraz as the new Executive Director for a 3-year term. Following his...
July 12, 2021: Through its new paper “Opportunities and Challenges of Green Hydrogen in the Arab Region: Readiness of Renewable Energy Programs", RCREEE joined OAPEC online seminar on “Hydrogen and its role in the energy transition”. The seminar aimed at examining green hydrogen production and...
RCREEE supports IRENA’s Solar PV Energy Gender Survey June 2021: RCREEE is joining forces with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to support data gathering and analysis on female participation in renewable energy focusing on Solar PV. Under the cooperation MOU signed in 2015, RCREEE...
June 2021: Following the submission of CTCN membership request, RCREEE joins CTCN and its efforts to deliver technology solutions, capacity building and implementation advice to developing countries. Through the partnership, RCREEE will contribute to information sharing and capacity building;...
July 3, 2021: RCREEE and the Youth Sustainable Energy Hub (YSEH) jointly organize a virtual networking session to facilitate professional connections between the young energy professionals, entrepreneurs, academics and advocates. The session brought together regional professionals to support the...
Under the patronage of His Excellency the Secretary General of the League of Arab States;, the Secretariat of the Arab Ministerial Council for Electricity (Energy Management - League of Arab States), in cooperation with the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)...
December 2020: Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean and Africa (RES4Africa Foundation) and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) join forces to promote sustainable energy policies, technologies and solutions in the South- and East-Mediterranean and Sub-...
December 2020: The Arab Water Council, UNDP and League of Arab States join forces organizing the online version of the regional Stakeholder Dialogue “Towards an Integrated Climate Security Agenda for the Arab Region” on 6-8 December 2020. The dialogue brings together relevant stakeholders to...
Renewable energy has become the alternative energy source to replace fossil fuels. Properly implemented renewable energy technologies not only are able to reduce the negative impacts of climate change, but also contribute to social and economic development, energy accessibility, and more secure...

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Publication Year: 2021
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Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: Arabic
Description: This article summarizes the most important results of the Arab Future Energy Index - Renewable Energy Report for 2019. The article was published in the Arab Electricity Magazine January / March 2020
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Publication Year: 2020
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Description: In its fifth edition AFEX report confirms the strong commitment of the Arab counties to embrace strong forward policies and capture the immense value of the RE business.
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Publication Year: 2019
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Description: Pan Arab Certified Energy Management Professional Program (PA-CEMP) is a professional certification program endorsed by the Executive Bureau of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity in their 32th session on May 31, 2016.
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Publication Year: 2017
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Description: The AFEX Energy Efficiency 2017 details the efforts and progress achieved by Arab countries to develop their energy efficiency markets throughout the various sectors and put forth comprehensive road-maps that effectively establish targeted EE programs.
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Publication Year: 2017
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Description: This guideline identifies the technical requirements and frame works needed to integrate different renewable energy technologies into electricity grids.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: Tourism is a key dynamic industry that has played a pivotal role in flourishing economies in the MENA region over the past years. This manual looks into the Solar PV & Thermal Applications for Hotel Sector in the MENA region.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
Description: This study provides an overview of the renewable energy file in Mauritania, while highlighting the experience of the solar platform, which is the first project of its kind in the Arab region.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: Arabic
Description: This document presents a reporting methodology for the Arab Renewable Energy Framework “AREF”.
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Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English

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We are honored to present RCREEE representatives in Mauritania as follows

 

Board of Trustees Member

Eng. Mohamed YARGUETT

Advisor
Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines

 

Focal Point

Mr. Jemal Ahmed Mahmoud

Electrical Engineer, Energy and Electricity control Unit
Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energies