Egypt

Egypt represents the region’s most populated energy market and is the largest oil and gas consumer in the continent. Egypt is also an important non-OPEC fossil fuel producer and plays a vital role in international energy trade. The country is facing rapidly growing energy demand due to population growth, economic expansion and increased industrial output, among many factors.  The government aims to diversify the energy mix in favor of renewable energy resources and has set a target to achieve 42% of generated electricity from renewable energy by 2035. Also, cumulative energy efficiency targets have been set for 5%, as well as a NEEAP that has been adopted.

Egypt is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

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 (...
After organizing several certification rounds in Egypt, Jordan, Libya and Syria/Lebanon, RCREEE in co-operation with League of Arab States welcome all Arab industrial, service and commercial establishments and individuals interested in the market of energy managers to register at PA-CEMP program...
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...
In 2018, the global electric vehicles (EVs) fleet exceeded 5.1 million, up 2 million from the previous year as confirmed by the International Energy Agency (IEA) 2019 Global EV outlook. Additionally, the cost of EVs in the past five years has dropped sharply encouraging more adoption of EVs...
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...
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...
24 February 2020: Aiming to raise the awareness of the community regarding the new 500MW Wind project in Ras Ghareb, RCREEE team participates at the a public consultation session presenting the project’s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment SESA. The workshop organized by ECO Consult and...
24 February 2020, Cairo- Egypt: Over the past decade, studies have confirmed the Arab countries strong commitment towards renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. Investments schemes also demonstrates confidence in the region’s vast renewable energy and energy efficiency potential and...
The Solar Show MENA is back for the second time to unleash investment, technology and development of solar and wind energy sectors in the MENA region. RCREEE is pleased to strategically partner with Terrapinn organizing the The Solar Show MENA 2020. The event will be co-located with The Wind Show...
January 20, 2020: RCREEE hosted a technical workshop tackling the reports developed under the Active Turbine Management Program (ATMP) project. The workshop welcomed the project's technical committee members representing the government sector namely Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)...

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Description: This report provides an overview of the current energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies and policies, including regulatory frameworks and a summary of the principal challenges encountered in the promotion of EE and RE projects.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report provides an overview of the current energy efficiency measures implemented in the building sector of the target countries, with a special focus on energy efficiency building codes.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Description: This report analyzes the implemented EE in appliances policies in the meetMED target countries. The analysis focuses on the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) & labeling policies, as well as on the existence of scrapping and replacement programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report focuses on vocational training as a key component that concretely builds the technical capacity of projects as well as the energy managers that implement EE and RE measures and solutions in public institutions and enterprises.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.It is part of the meetMED activities on ensuring the positive impact of renewable energy and energy efficiency on the sustainable growth, investment facilitation and job creation.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities. The proposed regional program for appliances will work towards accelerating the adaptation of Standards and Labels (S&L) and MEPS and improving the effectiveness of national EE programs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.Regional experiences and national case studies from Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon were shared and contributed to the preparation of this concept note.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.It aims mainly at mapping impact on the labor market of RE & EE projects, by identifying the number of jobs created, as well as the employment factor, per technology and all along the value chain.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities.The proposal collects the results of questionnaires, interviews and desk research on the main tools and methodologies suitable for the measurement of employment in the SEMCs.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English
Description: This report was developed under meetMED project activities. The report analyses the important role of product standardization & personnel certification as effective tools for the deployment of new clean energy practices at the regional & national levels.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2020
Langauge: English

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At RCREEE, we believe that our region’s young talents are its most valuable asset. The Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth™ (APSEY) is a regional sustainable energy internship program which targets young professionals and post graduate students of engineering, economy, and law fields from the...

We are honored to present RCREEE representatives in Egypt as follows

Board of Trustees Member

Eng. Aly Abdalfatah
First Undersecretary for Minister’s Office Affairs
Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy

Focal Point

Mr. Ahmad El Nahass

International Relations and Agreements Manager
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)