RCREEE participates actively at the Egypt Renewable Energy Conference (Egypt REC1)
October 10, 2018- Cairo, Egypt: RCREEE participated and supported Egypt Renewable Energy Conference organized by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy in Egypt.
The three-day Egypt Renewable Energy Conference, held from October 9-11, sought to advance renewables development in Egypt and featured the release of IRENA’s Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook report, a comprehensive assessment of Egypt’s full renewable energy potential.
Following a presentation of the report and its recommendations the conference focused on a number of important topics relevant to renewable energy development in Egypt. The sessions were followed by a training workshop conducted by IRENA on renewable energy project development, which supports the Pan-Arab Clean Energy (PACE) initiative – a regional initiative aiming to promote the integration of greater shares of renewables into power systems in the Arab region.
RCREEE Executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr attended the 2nd day as a speaker where he tapped on how renewable energy will boost job creation in Egypt. “Based on RCREEE experience in “RE-Activate” project in partnership with GIZ, we are now working hand in hand with NREA to further elaborate on measures and actions in order to promote and increase RE jobs with the booming renewables investments in Egypt particularly in solar and wind project”
Besides, Dr. Badr participated at the round table discussing road map of actions for Sustainable Energy Strategy with League of Arab States. In his words Dr. Badr confirmed that
“Based on the trusted experience and partnership with IRENA and League of Arab States, RCREEE is honored to work on developing the first roadmap of actions for the first Pan Arab Sustainable Energy Strategy for the benefit of all 22 Arab countries”. Said Dr. Badr.
More details on Egypt Renewable Energy Conference (EREC) here