Syria

Syria's energy sector has been heavily affected by the ongoing hostilities. Prior to the conflict, Syria was a leading natural gas and oil producer in the region. The energy sector accounted for a fourth of government income. Syria is facing difficulties in providing for domestic energy demand, such as electricity service, heating and fuel oil, which results in frequent blackouts.

94% of generated electricity comes from conventional thermal power plants based on oil and gas, whereas 6% come from hydropower. The government has set a 30% from renewable energy resources by 2030.

Syria is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

17 February 2019- Cairo, Egypt: Syria assumed the presidency of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Board of Trustees (BoT) during the 17th Board of Trustees meeting held in Cairo, Egypt. The BoT presidency is transferred from Dr. Hamid El Sherwali Chairperson of the...
December 24, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: Although the RE markets are not progressing at the same pace in all countries, nevertheless, the Arab region currently possesses adequate experience in following various approaches for deploying RE technologies. Competitive Bidding schemes, feed-in tariff, and net-...
RCREEE is pleased to strategically partner with Terrapinn organizing the The Solar Show MENA 2019. The Solar Show MENA 2019, which is co-located with The Wind Show MENA and The Energy Storage Show MENA, is one of the biggest renewable energy events in the region as its expected to help shaping the...
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries have set their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in line with sustainable development goals 7 and 13 and are taking action towards achieving them. Progress is being made and efforts are ongoing, but the implementation is only scratching the...
October 11, 2018: RCREEE Executive Committee Member, Eng. KHALFALLAH , Planning Director, Eng. Ashraf Kraidy and SE Specialist,Eng. Rizk and DG-JRC Project Officerparticipated as speakers at the first webinar on "Energy Efficiency Policies & the Arab Future Energy Index" organized by Copenhagen...
1-4 October 2018, Marrakesh- Morocco: The OAPEC organized the Eleventh Arab Energy Conference. The theme of the Conference was “Energy and Arab Cooperation the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The 3-day conference discussed the transformations in global oil and gas markets and their...
September 15, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE Executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr and OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Director-General, Mr. Suleiman J. Al-Herbish signed a third grant for RCREEE’s regional internship program, APSEY. The program received a total grant of 180,000 USD to...
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,...
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...
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...

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Description: he Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) wants to harness the potential of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to mobilize energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in its member states.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2011
Langauge: English
Description: A Summary of Energy Situation in Syria in 2009
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2009
Langauge: English
Description: 2013 Update on household electricity prices in RCREEE member states shows large variations in tariffs among states.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: Land Use Agreements (LUAs) of public owned lands to be used for Renewable Energy (RE) projects are legally binding agreements that needs to be carefully drafted, discussed, reviewed and understood before executing it.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: This document represent a model for Land Use Agreement For Renewable Energy Electricity Generating Facilities In RCREEE Member States
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: This document represents a model for Power Purchase Agreement For Electricity Generated From Renewable Energy In RCREEE Member States.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: Given the existing diverse regulatory and legislative practices on renewable energy in the RCREEE region, the power purchase agreement (PPA) is a highly complex component of any renewable energy (RE) project.
Document type: Models & Guides
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: The Energy Efficiency Indicators Project in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries has been initiated by Plan Bleu, in partnership with RCREEE and with support of MED-ENEC.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English
Description: The document contains graphs and charts representing Energy Data Indicators For RCREEE Member States.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: Most of the Arab countries energy systems are currently characterized at the same time by an increasing growth in electricity demand coupled with a high reliance on conventional fossil fuels in their electric power generation.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English

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