Yemen

Yemen produces and exports oil and gas from its indigenous fossil fuel resources. The country’s primary energy consumption is entirely based on fossil fuels. Yemen is also important on international energy trade due to its proximity to shipping routes. Yemen’s economy is dependent on the hydrocarbon sector, which accounts for nearly 60% of government revenues.
Yemen also faces low electricity access rates (40%) and its infrastructure is outdated, as well as insufficient to meet country’s needs, resulting in frequent blackouts. The government is making efforts to set add more electricity capacity to the country and to develop a renewable energy sector. Renewable energy targets and aims to have 15% of installed electricity capacity come from renewable energy resources by 2025. Yemen is also in the process of preparing its NEEAP to support more energy efficiency.

Yemen is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

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-...
Cairo, Egypt: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth™ (APSEY) continues to welcome young professionals and future energy leaders from the Arab region while applying required measures. In its 14th round, RCREEE hosts 7 interns from Egypt, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan,...
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...
After organizing several certification rounds in Egypt, Jordan, Libya and Syria/Lebanon, RCREEE in co-operation with League of Arab States welcome all Arab industrial, service and commercial establishments and individuals interested in the market of energy managers to register at PA-CEMP program...
TaqaWay ™ is the first Arab based information portal that streamlines renewable energy and energy efficiency data combining visual statistics, information on Arab countries’ market capabilities, institutions, projects, stakeholders, and policies on one online portal. TaqaWay ™ sustainable energy...
The IEA, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco, will convene a virtual regional symposium on 21 September 2020 to discuss how best to accelerate clean energy transitions in North Africa. The event will bring together energy leaders and other stakeholders to...
Following its Renpower H2 Sub-Sahara and Renpower H2 LATAM, Euroconvention Global is delighted to announce Renpower H2 MENA 2020 – Scaling-up Renewable Hydrogen Projects in MENA . This conference-taking place in an online live format- will be held on 16 & 17 of September, 2020 from 14:00-17:30...
On 30 June 2020: Aiming to facilitate the usage of IRENA FlexTool in the context of the ongoing initiatives in the region, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) coorganized IRENA FlexTool training for Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA). During the opening...
Countries in the MENA Region are dependent on fossil fuels and economies are still characterized by high energy intensity. Over the last few years, the energy markets in this region have opened up for private-sector involvement and existing energy subsidies have been reduced, resulting in...

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Description: How can we apply and utilize blockchain technology in the energy fields? This is the main question RCREEE recent article tries to explore. The article was published in the Arab Electricity Magazine Oct/ Dec. 2020 edition.
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
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: Arabic
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.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2019
Langauge: English
Description: Yemeni society found the solution to its energy problems by resorting to solar PV as an alternative generation to meet their electricity basic needs. This article presents an assessment of the use of solar PV energy in Yemen & its future business models
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2018
Langauge: Arabic
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.
Document type: Brochures
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
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.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: English
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: This report describes briefly the electricity profile in Yemen and digs deeper into eight vital dynamic sectors in Yemen to estimate the technical potential, and assess PV application specifically, and energy aspects generally.
Document type: Reports and Studies
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: Renewable energy in Egypt and Arab region has witnessed progress in recent years, perhaps the most prominent ]is the emergence of reliance on competitive renewable energy tenders. The report presents a group of leading Arab and international experiences.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2017
Langauge: Arabic

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We are honored to present RCREEE representatives in Yemen as follows

Board of Trustees Member

Dr. Mohamed Al Shaabi

Director of Renewable Energy
Ministry of Electricity and Energy/University of Sana'a

Focal Point

Eng. Ahmed Zaki Murshed

Head of Solar Energy Department
Energy Renewable Energy Department - Ministry of Electricity & Energy