A regional project funded by the European Union. It aims to increase the use of Energy Efficiency measures and Renewable Energy systems in buildings in southern and eastern Mediterranean countries. Apart from policy advice and business development, special emphasis is placed on the support of large building programmes as multipliers of climate friendly and cost-saving technologies and measures.
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In order to reduce both energy supply requirements and the ever-growing impact on the environment of inefficient buildings and installations, the MED-ENEC Project on Energy Efficiency in the Construction Sector in the Mediterranean is aiming to boost Energy Efficiency measures (EE) and the use of Renewable Energies (RE) in the construction sector.
MED-ENEC Publishes its New Brochure “Financing Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector in MENA Region"
The recent publication of the EU-MED-ENEC Project on Financing Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector is now available online. This is the 9th of MED-ENEC’s series of publications on energy efficiency issues. This brochure addresses the importance of financing investments in energy efficiency and highlights various experiences on the regional and international levels.
MED-ENEC Publishes it's New Brochure "Energy Efficient Lighting - Guidelines and Recommendations for the MENA Region"
The Energy Efficient Lighting - Guidelines and Recommendations for the MENA Region Brochure is intended to point out the relevance of Energy Efficient Lighting as an important source of saving energy in the MENA countries.
The League of Arab States' Energy Department Announces a Competition for the Best Arab Energy Efficiency Project on the Occasion of the Third Arab Energy Efficiency Day
On the occasion of the Arab Energy Efficiency Day, which is celebrated on the 21st of May every year. The League of Arab States' Energy Department announced a competition for selecting the "Best Arab Energy Efficiency Project".
For the fifth year in row, MED-ENEC participated in the 5th edition of the Beirut Energy Forum that took place on 17-19 September, 2014 at the Le Royale Hotel, Dbayeh, Lebanon. MED-ENEC contributed to the forum proceedings with 2 presentations on “Measures of the EU to implement Energy Efficiency and Lessons learnt from experience with the EU Renewable Energy Directive” and “Financing Energy Investments in the MENA Region: Prospects, Risks, and Potential”.
Within the framework of the cooperation between the EU funded MED-ENEC Project and the Housing Department of the League of Arab States (LAS), MED-ENEC organized a regional workshop titled “Energy Efficiency Building Code – Enforcement and Evaluation” on 15 September, 2014 at Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
JRC Publishes the Guidebook on How to Develop a Sustainable Energy Action Plan in South Mediterranean Cities
The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s in-house science service, publishes the “Guidebook on How to Develop a Sustainable Energy Action Plan in South Mediterranean Cities”.
Financing of Urban Energy Efficiency and Small-scale Renewable Energy Investments in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region
This study analyses a range of EE and small-scale RE projects in the urban environment, as identified in the MPCs’ own national plans from 2011-12.