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After shortlisting and processing around 800 application, RCREEE contracts six new interns as part of the APSEY program. The contracted interns are from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen. The 6th round started on 10th of April 2016, with the support of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). During their orientation...
News - 17 Apr 2016
The New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) offers a number of scholarships to candidates from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Djibouti, Jordan and Tunisia. The scholarships are offered in New Zealand in the fields of agriculture and renewable energy. New Zealand is known for innovation and expertise in renewable energy, agriculture and agribusiness...
News - 13 Apr 2016
The 13 th meeting of RCREEE Board of Trustees witnessed the selection of two representatives from the private sector to join RCREEE Executive Committee. The meeting was held in Cairo in the presence of RCREEE Member States representatives. Mr. Hassan Amin was choosen as a private sector representative from Maghreb countries and Mr. Wassim Al Ezza...
News - 03 Apr 2016
The agricultural sector is one of the top economic driving forces of the Egyptian economy for both its share in the GDP and its impact on employment. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt plans to increase its agricultural production level by reclaiming 1.5 million acres of desert land by 2017 and another 3 million...
News - 03 Apr 2016
Within the framework of diesel to solar (D2S) initiative, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, with support from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) published a new report entitled “Diesel to Solar Transformation: Assessing Untapped Solar Potential in Existing Off-grid Systems”. The study highlights an initial...
News - 06 Mar 2016
February 14, 2016 - Palestine has assumed the presidency of the Board of Trustees of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency during the 13 th meeting of the board. The meeting was held on 14 and 15th of February in Cairo. The presidency of the board was transferred from Mr. Naseer Kareem Kasim, Head of renewable energy...
Press Releases - 22 Feb 2016
Egypt is seeking to stimulate investments in renewable energy to achieve its ambitious plans of electricity production from wind power. Therefore, it has allocated lands to investors in the Gulf of Suez area. However, studies have shown the possibilities of significant effects on migratory birds especially in the Gulf of Suez, a globally important...
Press Releases - 11 Jan 2016
TaqaWay sustainable energy knowledge portal started a new cooperation with Energypedia. This cooperation is to reinforce the accessibility of information related to renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE). In addition, it facilitates finding reliable, accurate and updated information on RE and EE fields especially in the Arab Region...
News - 10 Jan 2016
On November 17 th , RCREEE Executive Director Eng. Ahmed Badr met with the Tunisian Minister of industry, Energy and Mines H.E. Mr. Zakaria Hamad, along with representatives from the Tunisian Utility of Electricity and Gas (STEG), the Agence Nationale de Maitrise de l’Energie (ANME) and the Direction Generale de l’Energie (DGE). Following Eng...
News - 09 Dec 2015
In its attempt to adopt good governance principles, Tunisia launched a public consultation on the draft of the governmental decree on the conditions and procedures of electricity generation from renewable energies projects. (Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines). The public consultation is published through the Tunisian national portal of legal...
News - 02 Dec 2015

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