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The Kingdom of Bahrain has taken over the presidency of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Board of Trustees for the year 2013. His Excellency Sheikh Nawaf Bin Ibrahim Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chief Executive of the Bahraini Electricity and Water Authority  has been named chairman of RCREEE’s Board of...
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources and Minister of Transport, Engineer Alaa Batayneh, in a workshop held in Amman on Sunday 27/1/2012, announced the cabinet decision to adopt fixed prices for renewable energy projects. Further, H.E assured that this decision will accelerate implementation of RE projects. Besides, H.E stressed on the...
Egyptian Airports Company Chairman, Gad El Karim Nasr  announced that Egyptian Airports Company will start a feasibility study to test the possibility of using solar energy in four airports (Sharm el-Sheikh, Assiut and Abu Simbel and Taba) in mid-February 2013. He pointed out that these studies are financed by SETTEC Company based on the...
As an effort to use the energy efficiently and effectively, the Palestinian Energy and Environmental Research Center (PEC) in collaboration with the French Agency for Development(AFD), organized a workshop entitled “Support and improve the energy efficiency and renewable energy in strategic sectors in Palestine “on 23/1/2013 in Ramallah....
European Council funded project MEDPRO ; Prospective Analysis for the Mediterranean Region held its High-Level Stakeholders meeting in Cairo from 12 -13 January 2013. During the meeting, MEDPRO researchers,experts from various organizations and civil society representatives discussed the MEDPRO scenarios and policies regarding immigration,...
 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has unveiled world’s first Online Global Atlas of Renewable Energy Resources. The Atlas, launched on 13th of January 2013, aims to assess the renewable energy sources on global scale as it collects data from leading research institutes. Currently, the Atlas simulates solar and wind...
On the 16th of January 2013, Dr. Tareq Emtairah, RCREEE’s Executive Director , participated in the panel discussion at the World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi from the 15th to the 17th of January 2013. The panel focused on the MENA region as a rising star in Renewable Energy as well as the barriers for the deployment of RE technologies....
RCREEE is pleased to welcome the new interns who have joined it on January 13th, 2013 through the Regional Internship Program. As an effort to promote and develop human capacities, RCREEE offered a new internship through which newly graduates, from various academic backgrounds, are assigned to work on RCREEE projects. The internship aims at...
In the framework of RCREEE- League of Arab States technical cooperation in the area of RE and EE, RCREEE participated in the 28th meeting of the Executive Office of the Arab Ministerial Council for Electricity in Doha, Qatar, 8th of Jan 2013. The Executive Director presented progress on the implementation of Arab Guidelines for Energy Efficiency...
January 13th, 2013, Minister of Energy and mines, H.E. Youcef Yousfi, met the German Parliamentary Secretary of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety H.E Katherina Reiche with whom he discussed cooperation in the field of renewable energy. During the meeting H.E. the minister presented the main goals of...

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