Egypt

  • Germany: Additional Support for Small Solar Cooling Systems

    Germany: Additional Support for Small Solar Cooling Systems

    Since January 2014, companies have been able to receive grants for their thermal-driven sorption cooling systems with a cooling power between 5 kW and 500 kW from the programme for commercial cooling technology in Germany. Until 2013, the minimum cooling power for the programme had been...
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  • Egypt: Green Star Hotels “Download” the Sun

    Egypt: Green Star Hotels “Download” the Sun

    At the end of November, participants of a workshop in Munich, Germany, debated Egypt’s attempt at making the most use of the sunlight available in the country. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria organised a one-day seminar, offering presentations on...
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  • SOLAR TEC 2013 - Middle East & North Africa Event, Cairo

    Discovering the true facts about solar energy both globally and in the region, is the objective of SOLAR-TEC 2014. The trade fair and conference will take place in Cairo form 4 to 7 December 2014. The MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), is considered the world's best spot for solar...
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  • SOLAR-TEC 2013, Cairo

    Discovering the true facts about solar energy both globally and in the region, is the objective of SOLAR-TEC 2013. The trade fair and conference will take place in Cairo form 1 to 4 December 2013. The MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), is considered the world's best spot for solar...

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  • Database of Building Codes: 24 Individual Regulations

    Database of Building Codes: 24 Individual Regulations

    Sometimes, it takes a while until good ideas are copied. This has been the case with solar/renewable building codes, which were invented in Israel more than 30 years ago. It has just been over the last ten years, however, that this political instrument reached all five continents....

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  • Egypt: Stakeholders sign Memorandum of Understanding for Solar Initiative

    Egypt: Stakeholders sign Memorandum of Understanding for Solar Initiative

    At a press conference on 2 June 2013, Khaled Gasser, Chairman of the Solar Energy Development Association (SEDA), Sherif Elwi, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Egypt, Hisham Zaazou, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, and Hussein Ghaleb, Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Hotel...

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  • Egypt Starts Green Tourism Initiative with Hotel Solar Obligation

    Egypt Starts Green Tourism Initiative with Hotel Solar Obligation

    While Egypt is still making headlines for its unstable political situation since the revolution almost two years ago, there seems to be a newly emerging political commitment to solar thermal energy. On 22 January, the Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Hisham Zaazou, announced a solar water...

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  • Egypt: Solar Water Heaters to Help Cut Down Energy Subsidies

    Egypt: Solar Water Heaters to Help Cut Down Energy Subsidies

    Egypt’s tourism sector is about to become the first target group of an incentive programme and an awareness campaign for solar water heating. Ahmed El Sherif, Secretary General of the Egyptian Solar Energy Development Association (SEDA), considers this the first big political...

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  • Arab Countries /Germany: Kick-off Meeting for ARSOL Certification Programme

    Arab Countries /Germany: Kick-off Meeting for ARSOL Certification Programme

    A new strategy to promote solar thermal technology in the Arab region is bearing fruit: Hosted by the German Institute for Solar and Heating Technology, SWT, the kick-off meeting for the Solar Water Heaters Certification Programme (ARSOL) took place in the south of Germany at the...

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  • SOLAR TEC 2012 - Middle East & North Africa Event, Cairo

    Discovering the true facts about solar energy both globally and in the region, is the objective of SOLAR-TEC 2011. The trade fair and conference will take place in Cairo form 2 to 4 December 2012. The MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), is considered the world's best spot for solar power...
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  • Initial Market Assessment Report North Africa & Middle East (2011)

    This report is one of the deliverables of the Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation and Strengthening Initiative (GSWH Project), co-executed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and funded by the Global...

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