In August 11, 2015 New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA, in co-operation with MED-Desire Project, held the awareness event “Distributed Solar Technologies and Energy Efficiency” at Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transportation (AASTMT) premises, Alexandria, Egypt.
The event was attended by representatives of different national institutions, under and post graduate students, Academia staff, non-governmental organizations and municipalities.
Activities of the campaign included presentations of the MED-DESIRE project (targets, partners, deliverables, activities), but also the current and potential role of renewable energy in Egypt. Furthermore, integrating solar ordinances in the national building code and role of civil organizations have been discussed. In addition, energy efficiency in different sectors has been presented too.
Attendees shared and exchanged their experiences in the policies and applications of distributed solar technologies, solar water heaters and rooftop photovoltaic applications.