MED-ENEC - Energy Efficiency in the Construction Sector in the Mediterranean

MED-ENEC - Facing The Energy Challenge

External cooperation programmes - European Commission


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.

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.

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Sustainable Energy in New Urban Communities Workshop

Within the framework of the cooperation between the EU funded MED-ENEC Project and the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA), MED-ENEC organized a technical workshop on 18 August, 2014, in Cairo, titled “Sustainable Energy in New Urban Communities”.

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MED-ENEC Discusses the Contribution of SMEs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Development in the Arab region during the Arab Forum for RE & EE

MED-ENEC organized a roundtable discussion on “the Way Forward for More Contribution of SMEs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Development in the Arab region” during the Arab region during the Arab Forum for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ARFREE) on 19 June, 2014.

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Call for proposals: "SUDEP - Sustainable Urban Demonstration Energy Projects"

The European Commission has launched a Call for Proposals worth a total of €8.25 million for the regional programme "SUDEP - Sustainable Urban Demonstration Energy Projects”.

The global objective of the call is to enable local authorities in the region to address local sustainable development challenges related to energy.

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Visit MED-ENEC booth at the SB13 Conference and Exhibition

MED-ENEC will be participating in the SB13 conference and exhibition on 6-7 November, 2013, as partner and exhibitor. The SB13 conference is part of a worldwide network of sustainable building conferences and will report to the global SB14, next year in Barcelona and is organised by the German University in Cairo (GUC, Architecture and Urban Design department), Ain Shams University, Department of Urban Planning and the State Academy of Art and Design, Stuttgart.

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MED-ENEC Leads the Cairo Climate Talks

The Cairo Climate Talks are a series of events meant to provide a platform to exchange experiences, raise awareness and foster cooperation between policymakers, business, the scientific community and civil society.

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MED-ENEC Organized the Third Regional Energy Efficiency Building Code Workshop in Beirut, Lebanon


MED-ENEC organized a regional workshop on Energy Efficiency Building Code Enforcement in partnership with the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation.

 The workshop will took place on 25 September, 2013, back to back with the Beirut Energy Forum, with the support of the League of Arab States and was attended by energy efficiency and construction experts from various Arab countries.

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MED-ENEC Participated in the Fourth Edition of the Beirut Energy Forum

For the fourth year in row, MED-ENEC participated in the 4th edition of the Beirut Energy Forum.

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MED-ENEC has developed a road map for Regulation and Certification of Energy Services companies in MENA region.


In order to develop the energy efficiency market, it is important to satisfy stakeholders’ needs - Government mandatory or indicative targets - with sustainable business proposals supported by an energy saving mechanism and a qualification - certification process to mitigate risks.

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