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The members of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC) say farewell to Mr. Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), who was appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of ECOWAS to the United Nations in New York. Mr. Kappiah took leadership in...
News - 07 May 2020
After 2 years of commitment towards reinforcing regional cooperation, the Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean region (meetMED) project ends. meetMED project is an EU-funded project, developed by the Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Management (MEDENER) and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy...
News - 04 May 2020
April 2020, Gulf of Suez-Egypt: Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, Active Turbine Management Program (ATMP) activities are ongoing in the gulf of Suez area as the bird migration spring season is at its peak. The bird monitoring and the shutdown on demand programs at the BOO Wind Power Plant 262.5 MW at the Gulf of Suez are efficiently...
News - 22 Apr 2020
The Arab States region doubles capacity in renewables in just two years. Increased effort needed to reach ambitious targets and accelerate climate action The Arab States region has doubled its capacity to produce renewable energy in the space of just two years, says fifth edition of AFEX report by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and...
Press Releases - 14 Apr 2020
Cairo, Egypt– April 2020: 15 finalists with innovative ideas to protect the climate have been selected for the 2020 clim@ competition from over 200 impressive applications received from 60 countries. As clim@ outreach partner, RCREEE has supported the competition’s call for application. This year, nearly 25% of applications came from the MENA...
News - 09 Apr 2020
This month, RCREEE team is bidding farewell to our Executive Director, Dr. Ahmed Badr as he prepares to officially leave the office on March 31, 2020 after almost 5 years heading the organization. Dr. Badr joined RCREEE back in August 2015. Under his directorship, RCREEE formed its new strategic vision and mission for serving our member states and...
News - 25 Mar 2020
February 2020: The Jordanian Official Gazette published Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) Board of Directors decision to endorse and grant Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (SHAMCI) mark and certification for solar thermal systems. The decision highlights the qualifications needed for obtaining SHAMCI mark in...
News - 09 Mar 2020
26 February 2020, Cairo-Egypt: Although the Arab region is located in the global Sun Belt making it one of the richest regions in solar energy, the solar water heating potential remains untapped in most Arab states. To address this challenge, RCREEE initiated the first Arab certification scheme for solar thermal products and services in the Arab...
News - 09 Mar 2020
Ministry of Electricity and Energy in Yemen announces 7 tenders for supply, installation, testing, commissioning , operating& maintenance of Solar Power Plant on (BOOT) Build-Own-Operate-Transfer model. Interested candidates should submit a written application to obtain the Initial Tender Document during office hours to the following address...
News - 09 Mar 2020
The high-level Innovation Room is designed as a knowledge and matchmaking event, which will bring together a unique mixture of blue economy, industry 4.0 and ocean cleantech representatives from Europe, small island developing states and least developed coastal countries. It is being organised by the United Nations Industrial Development...
News - 04 Mar 2020

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