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A delegation from the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) visited the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on 3 and 4 November 2014, in the framework of Mauritania joining RCREEE. The delegation consisted of Eng. Yasser Abdallah, Chairman of RCREEE Board of Trustees, and Mrs. Amel Bida, Senior Associate Consultant at...
News - 28 Dec 2014
Approaching the end of his statuary three year term as the Executive Director of RCREEE, Dr. Tareq Emtairah will step down by May 2015. The Executive Committee of RCREEE announces the call for a successor who will continue building on the successes achieved under the leadership of Dr. Emtairah. The new Executive Director is required to continue...
News - 18 Dec 2014
RCREEE calls applicants to apply for the following four job vacancies at its headquarter in Cairo, Egypt: 1- Energy Efficiency Specialist: Policies and Technical Standards 2- Renewable Energy Market Research Analyst 3- Sustainable Energy Specialist: Project Origination and Financing 4- Communications Officer
News - 18 Dec 2014
The current energy crisis and increasing CO 2 emissions underscore the importance of taking serious measures towards energy efficiency. Electricity demand for lighting is expected to grow by over 30% by the year 2030 globally. A shift towards energy efficient lighting represents one of the most cost-effective and efficient ways to meeting this...
News - 03 Dec 2014
Rome, Italy – 18 November, 2014 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean (RES4MED) launched a new strategic alliance that aims to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy, energy efficiency and distributed generation systems in the Mediterranean region. The...
Press Releases - 19 Nov 2014
RCREEE participated in the Fifth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development, held in Tunisia, on 4-6 November 2014. The forum aimed to discuss practical actions needed to attain the objectives of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Initiative of the United Nation’s (UN) Secretary-General through a regional agenda. This includes...
News - 17 Nov 2014
Many of Egypt’s most beautiful touristic destinations aren’t connected to the main electricity grid. Marsa Alam for example, one of the primary recreational and diving destinations by the Red Sea coast, relies on off-grid diesel generators as the main source of power. Yet, Egypt’s remote tourism sector has a considerable potential to transit from...
Press Releases - 17 Nov 2014
Mr. Amer Barghouth, Private Investments Project Manager at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEEE) made a presentation in Berlin on 17 September 2014, at a conference hosted by the Egyptian embassy in Germany to discuss the significant improvement in renewable energy investment climate in Egypt. Mr. Barghouth’s...
News - 10 Nov 2014
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Climate Change Expert Group (UFMCCEG) met for the first time to kick off inter-regional cooperation on climate action in the Mediterranean region. Climate experts from all 40 UfM member states met with important Mediterranean stakeholders and agreed on a work plan for 2014 – 2015 as well as on ways for co-...
News - 27 Oct 2014
RCREEE published a new report on international support programs and financial instruments available for sustainable energy projects in RCREEE member states. The report is based on MEDA Finance Survey 2014, a survey on the MENA region’s private and public sectors eligible for an exhaustive survey of grants, technical assistance and lines of credit...
News - 27 Oct 2014

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