• 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...

  • Solar Water Heaters Development in MENA Region (2009)

    This is a presentation from Dr. Mohamad Kordab (Energy Expert of the Damascus University) during the “Solar Thermal Applications workshop” held in Syria. The event was jointly organized by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), regional organizations from...

  • 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...

  • Saudi Arabia: 25 MWth Plant Produces Heat for Women’s University

    Saudi Arabia: 25 MWth Plant Produces Heat for Women’s University

    Since July, the currently world’s biggest solar thermal plant has gradually come into operation. It produces heat for a women’s university in Saudi Arabia, the Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University inaugurated at the end of 2011. From July onwards, students and staff have...

  • Solar Water Heaters in Jordan (2009)

    This presentation was made during the regional workshop “Solar Thermal Applications in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, Syria and Jordan: Framework Conditions and Private Sector Needs” organised in March 2009, in Cairo, Egypt. The presentation reviews in detail the solar water...

  • SWHs Industry in Syria. Current Situation & Prospects (2009)

    This presentation was made during the Workshop on Solar Thermal Applications in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan which took place in Cairo, on 24 March 2009. The document includes vast information on Syria (energy indicators, an assessment of the energy sector, analysis of the electricity...

  • The Renewables Market in MENA – Opportunities and Challenges (2010)

    This document produced by the law firm Freshfields provides a rich overview of the use of renewable energy sources in the Middle East and North Africa region, also known as MENA region. It includes country briefings on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Dubai, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Syria and...

  • Combined Heat Power Desalination and District Cooling with CSP (2008)

    This presentation was made by Jürgen Kern from the company kernenergien, during the Euromed Solar Workshop on EU-MENA Cooperation on Solar Power, in Jordan, 2008.

    The presentation includes information and data on the expected power demand in the MENA and Southern Europe region, the...


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