RCREEE explores new cooperation opportunities

19 May 2019: Following the cooperation meetings between RCREEE and GEIDCO over the past month, a delegation from RCREEEE, headed by RCREEE Executive Director Dr. Ahmed Badr traveled on a three-day business mission to Beijing to foster cooperation on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Interconnection projects in Arab countries.

The mission started with a meeting with GEIDCO Deputy Secretary-General of Mr. Zhiqiang Cheng, to discuss the success of the institutions’ partnership model and future planned projects to promote Global Energy Interconnection in the Arab Region. During which RCREEE received its’ membership Certificate following the confirmation form signature last year on the side of the Arab Forum for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ARFREE).

On the second day, RCREEE in its capacity as the Vice Chairmanship on the TTAGEI initiative held a meeting with Gu Hongbin, Deputy Director General of CREEI, Xu Ming, Deputy Director General of GEIDCO, and Jiang Liping, Deputy Director General of State Grid Energy Research Institute. The meeting focused on the recently launched TTAGEI initiative examining its teams, regulations, responsibilities, and membership procedures.  TTAGEI was established with the main purpose of driving interconnection for better energy security among countries and continents.

Besides, RCREEE team had a chance to present its own initiative for creating a green financial energy hub for RCREEE’s countries with various banking sector representative namely the Asian International Infrastructure Bank.