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Egyptian-German Joint Committee for Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection


Period
2015 - 2019

Implementing agencies
Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy (MoRE); New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)

African partners
Government, Other public body, Private sector

Names of African partners involved
Energy Efficiency Unit (EEU); Environmental Compliance Office of the Federation of Egyptian Industries (ECOFEI); Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy (MoRE); Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA); New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA); The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Egypt

Sectors
Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Grid connected generation, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream), Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing

Main objectives
To amplify Egyptian-German cooperation in the areas of Renewable Energy (RE), Energy Efficiency (EE) and environmental protection, the Joint Committee’s overall objective is to promote environmentally sustainable economic development by securing energy supplies while improving living conditions and protecting the environment. Conditions have become more conducive for climate-friendly investments in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Longer term strategies for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency have been introduced.

Main activities
Providing a platform for national actors to conduct a cross-sector policy dialogue on Renewab Energies, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change in order to support partner institutions with comprehensive policy advice, holistic capacity development measures, education initiatives and technology transfers. The desired results include: - Improvement of the statutory and regulatory framework for the promotion of Renewab Energies and Energy Efficiency - Conducting of training and organisational support for employees of important institutions in aspects of energy and climate protection. - Consultation of the partners in the implementation of information campaigns to raise public awareness for the efficient use of electricity. - Cooperation with a range of stakeholders, including eight Egyptian ministries as well as the Ministerial Council on Energy and the Federation of Egyptian Industries.

Comments

Sources
https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/16274.html

Contact information
nikolaus.supersberger@giz.de

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