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.

MED-ENEC Supports the Translation, Printing and Dissemination of the Arab Energy Efficiency (EE) Guideline


MED-ENEC Supported the translation, printing and dissemination of the Arab Energy Efficiency (EE) Guideline. The guideline was translated into English and French Languages then printed for dissemination in cooperation with Eu-Funded Euro-Mediterranean Energy Market Integration Project (MED-EMIP).

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MED-ENEC Provides "Energy Audit in Buildings" Training to its Mediterranean Partner Countries


The training was based on the need of APRUE (Agence Nationale pour la Promotion et la Rationalisation de l’Utilisation de l’Energie), the Algerian National Energy Agency, to qualifying Algerian private sector consultants and the Ministry of Energy's staff to be able to carry energy audits in the building sector and to train the trainers for providing further national training and follow up.

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MED-ENEC is co-organizing the Arab Forum on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency "Building Financing Partnerships”


The Secretariat of the League of Arab States / Secretariat of the Arab Ministerial Council of Electricity is organizing a forum on renewable energy and energy efficiency titled: (Arab Forum for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency) in cooperation with the European Union mission in Cairo, the Euro Mediterranean Energy Market Integration Project (MED-EMIP), The Energy Efficiency in the Construction Sector in the Mediterranean Project (MED-ENEC),

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Lebanese Council of Ministers approves Lebanon’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP)

The Lebanese Government has officially adopted the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) for the years 2011-2015 as developed by the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) in collaboration with MED-ENEC, the EU funded MED-EMIP project, the League of Arab States and the regional center for renewable energy and energy efficiency (RCREEE).

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Beirut Energy Forum 2011

Back in 2010, Beirut celebrated its first energy forum. The BEF 2010 witnessed the participation of around 370 persons representing 19 countries. The event provided a platform for professionals, policymakers, practitioners, donors, academics and other interested individuals and companies to interact and exchange information, views, ideas and knowledge relevant to the energy status and renewable energy development in Lebanon, the Mediterranean region and the Arab World.

Energy Efficient Building Codes: Status Quo of the Arab Countries

MED-ENEC organized a one day workshop on Energy Efficient Building Codes on 28 September, 2011, in Beirut, Lebanon. The workshop was held back to back with the Beirut Energy Forum that took place from 29 to 30 September, 2011.

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Roadmap for Implementing Energy Efficiency in Buildings - by Dr. Kurt Wiesegart

How to materializea comprehensive system of EEiB (Based on World Business Council for Sustainable Development)

Renewables Global Status Report

The Renewables Global Status Report provides an integrated perspective on the global renewable energy situation.

Since the first Global Status Report was produced five years ago, the analysis has become the most frequently referenced report on renewable energy business and policy, serving a wide range of audiences from investors and government decision makers to students, project developers, researchers, and industrial manufacturers.

Arab-German Yearbook 2011

Based on the success of the ‘Arab-German Yearbook Construction and Consulting 2010’, we are proud to present an updated version of this publication.
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Budget Allocation Chart (BAC)

The Budget Allocation Chart (BAC) is a tool to distinguish in an efficient way, on one page, between financially attractive and not so attractive investments and their potential to balance electricity supply and demand.

The BAC has been developed with regional experts from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan by MED-EMIP.

MED-ENEC II continues the support to BAC development in its partner countries.