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Jordanian Society for Scientific Research, in cooperation with Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe and the German Aerospace Center DLR, issued a call for papers for ICREFAW 2013 which will be held in Jordan. The conference aims at examining current developments in the field of Renewable Energy and identifying emerging trends, opportunities and...
News - 17 Nov 2013
REN21 organized a debriefing meeting on September, 27-28 in Paris, France. The meeting was attended by REN21 team, RCREEE and worldwide regional contributors. The participants discussed main challenges and possible improvement to the Global Status Report. Also, means of strengthening cooperation among the network of regional Renewable Energy...
News - 17 Nov 2013
Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt Lead 13 Arab States in Sustainable Energy RCREEE launched the first index to compare and benchmark sustainable energy competitiveness in the Arab region. Beirut, Lebanon – 26 September, 2013 – According to the newly launched Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX), Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan earned the top three...
Press Releases - 17 Nov 2013
Minister of Electricity and Energy, Mahmoud Balbaa, announced the government approval on new facilities to boost investment in renewable energy. These facilities include Egyptian Energy Supreme Council approval on exempting parts and components of renewable energy systems from customs duty and sales tax. Besides, granting usufruct rights over...
News - 17 Nov 2013
September 30, Dr Tabitha Boutros, The Sudanese State Minister for Water Resources and Electricity announced the launching of the Sudanese National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP). The announcement took place during the national workshop organized by the Sudanese ministry of Water Resources and Electricity, the League of Arab States and...
News - 17 Nov 2013
The Egyptian government announced considering establishing a new 80 Megawatt Solar Power Plant at Marsa Alam. This Station is an essential project for electricity future in Marsa Alam city due to the lack of natural gas sources and absence of governmental power stations. Source: Ahram Online
News - 17 Nov 2013
A group led by Saudi International Company for Water and Power (ACWA) won a $1-billion contract to build a 160 MW concentrated Solar Power Plant south of Morocco. Morocco aims at facing the rising electricity demands and budget deficient via renewable energy sources. Source: Reuters
News - 17 Nov 2013
The official opening of Jericho Solar Station, of 300 KM capacity, for electricity generation took place on September, 26, 2012 . The Station is the output of The Palestinian Energy Authority efforts and Japanese support, aiming at building endogenous capacity to produce electricity from renewable sources. Source: Palestine Electricity Company (...
News - 17 Nov 2013
RCREEE had signed a partnership contract with the World Bank to launch the MENA Network on Low Carbon Development for Inclusive Growth. This network will enable governments’ collaboration for transformative change within the countries and across the Arab region. The network will also facilitate sharing required Knowledge and experience for...
News - 17 Nov 2013
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Alaa Batayneh, inaugurated new solar power plant that will provide the electricity needs of tourism and service facilities in Petra Archaeological Park-almost 100 KW-. The venture was implemented under a $ 5 million grant from the Japanese “Mitsubishi” Corporation.
News - 17 Nov 2013

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