MEDITERRANEAN ASSOCIATION OF THE NATIONAL AGENCIES FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT
MEDENER is an international no-profit organization gathering agencies from North and South of the Mediterranean region in charge of implementing public policies on energy efficiency and the promotion of renewable energy sources, by implementing regional projects facilitating the sharing of know-how and best practices among its members and international partners, as well as accelerating the transfer of skills, methods and technologies in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
REGIONAL CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
RCREEE is an intergovernmental organization aiming at enabling the adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency practices in the Arab region. RCREEE teams with regional governments and global organizations to initiate and lead clean energy policy dialogues, strategies, technologies and capacity development in order to increase Arab states’ share of tomorrow’s energy. Its key work areas are capacity development and learning, policies and regulations, research and statistics, and technical assistance.
ITALIAN NATIONAL AGENCY FOR NEW TECHNOLOGIES, ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ENEA is the Italian public body for research, technological innovation and provision of advanced services to enterprises, public administration and citizens in the sectors of energy, environment and sustainable economic development, in particular on energy efficiency (EE), renewable energy sources and nuclear energy. ENEA acts as National Agency for Energy Efficiency, by providing energy consulting services and technical assistance to local governments. ENEA is currently holding the Presidency of MEDENER and of the European Energy Network of European Agencies. Since 2013, it also coordinates the Covenant of Mayors.
SPANISH INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSIFICATION AND ENERGY SAVING (IDAE)
IDAE is a Public Business Entity, attached to the Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge through the Secretary of State for Energy. Its mission is to contribute to fulfilling Spain’s objectives regarding improvements in energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low carbon technologies. IDAE carries out promotional and training activities, technical consulting, development of specific programmes and financing of technical projects, which are innovative and replicable. Likewise, IDAE leads active international engagement within the framework of various European Programmes and co-operation with third countries.
Palestinian Energy and Environment Research Centre – Palestine
The Palestinian Energy and Environment Research Centre (PEC) is a national R&D institute responsible for energy efficiency, energy impact and renewable energy sources for the environment. Created in 1993, PEC is the national focal point for the coordination of all aspects related to the development of renewable energy sources, energy economies and protection of the climate in Palestine. According to the new reforms, PEC works under the auspices of the Palestinian Energy &Natural Resources Authority and is supervised by its president.
FRENCH ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
ADEME is responsible for implementing public policies in the areas of the environment, energy and sustainable development. Through its work, it aims at fostering sustainable and inclusive energy transition; at innovating for a sustainable and inclusive energy transition; and at contributing to collective expertise for sustainable and inclusive energy transition. In partnership with other national energy agencies, ADEME implements concrete actions on topics, such as building regulation, EE in industries, EE in social building, and awareness raising.
PORTUGUESE ENERGY AGENCY
ADENE is a private non-profit association, recognised as a public interest institution, with the aim to promote the efficient use of energy and water. Its mission is to be the centre of excellence for the energy transition towards a more competitive, sustainable and low-carbon economy. It provides technical assistance in the identification and evaluation of the feasibility of energy efficiency measures; it manages the ADENE Academy, training qualified experts on energy certification of buildings; and it participates in collaborative R&D innovation projects.
LEBANESE ASSOCIATION FOR ENERGY SAVING AND FOR ENVIRONMENT
ALMEE is a politically independent non-profit association, committed to better managing projects and technologies linked to energy and the environment, all across the Mediterranean Basin and worldwide. Its overriding goal is to develop and promote scientific methods for an enhanced management of energy and economic policies, particularly related to renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and greenhouse gases emissions. ALMEE has worked with local, regional and international partners to elaborate more sustainable policies and practices related to energy and environment.
TUNISIAN NATIONAL AGENCY FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT
Under the authority of the Ministry of Energy, Mine and Renewable energies, ANME is in charge of implementing national energy policy and aims at diversifying energy sources, through the promotion of energy efficiency and the support to renewable energies. ANME is also responsible for managing the Energy Transition Fund (FTE), which issues subsidies for investments in promoting renewable energies and the rational use of energy. Furthermore, it has an excellent experience in managing projects with different partners at national and international level.
ALGERIAN NATIONAL AGENCY FOR THE PROMOTION AND RATIONALISATION OF ENERGY USE
APRUE is a public industrial and commercial institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy. Its main role is to develop, implement and monitor national energy efficiency programs. Through its work, APRUE intends to implement and monitor the National Energy Efficiency Programme; to raise awareness and to distribute information on energy efficiency to various stakeholders; and to set-up sector-specific energy efficiency projects and programmes, in partnership with the sectors concerned (industry, construction, transport etc.).
GREEK CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND SAVING
CRES is the Greek centre for Renewable Energy Sources (RES), Rational Use of Energy (RUE) and Energy Saving (ES). It is a public entity and has financial and administrative independence. CRES is active as Research and Technological Centre for RES/RUE/ES, by researching on new energy technologies and by technically supporting the market for their penetration; and as National Energy Centre, by working on energy planning and policy for RES and ES. Over the years, CRES has participated in more than 1.000 European, national and international projects.
Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency – Morocco
Established in 2016, the Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency (AMEE) is a public institution operating across the entire value chain of the energy efficiency sector. Being a source of proposals to the authorities in terms of laws and standards relating to the sector, a designer, an initiator and a pilot of integrated sectoral programs, AMEE is now one of the 39 strategic public institutions in the Kingdom of Morocco. AMEE’s mission is to contribute to the implementation of the government’s energy efficiency policy. It also has a technology platform on its Marrakesh site, which also houses a PV laboratory, a thermal laboratory and a training center specializing in energy efficiency.
The history of the agency goes back to 1982, when the Center for the Development of Renewable Energy (CDER) was created. This latter was renamed the Moroccan Agency for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ADEREE) in 2010, before its transformation into AMEE in 2016.
In March 2020, AMEE transitioned under the tutelage of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy. Following an expansion of its missions, AMEE becomes an agency dedicated to the green economy, with an action plan focused on decarbonization of industries, sustainable mobility, clean production, in addition to energy efficiency in several sectors.
Energy & Water Agency – Malta
The Energy and Water Agency is a Government Agency established within the Ministry for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development.
Set up in 2014 the Agency is tasked with formulating and implementing Government’s national policies in the energy and water sectors, aimed at ensuring security, sustainability and affordability of energy and water in Malta.
4. Royal Scientific Society / National Energy Research Centre – Jordan
NERC was established for the purposes of research, development, training in the fields of new and renewable energy, raising the standards of energy use in the different sectors, and promoting the utilization of renewable energy in Jordan to assist the kingdom in reducing energy costs on economic sectors. The main goal of NERC is to ensure energy efficiency conditions, in the relevant sectors (industry, buildings), are achieved and support the relevant market key actors as energy consumers in reducing overall energy consumption.
Through its specialized divisions (Energy Efficiency and Solar Thermal Division, Photovoltaic Division, Wind Energy Division, and Oil Shale and Bio-Energy Division), NERC carries out to the public and private sectors techno economic feasibility studies; building energy design studies; energy audits; monitoring and measurements; performance measurements for buildings and products; and Laboratory testing of the Air Conditioners, Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Photovoltaic system, Solar thermal system, and Lighting. In addition, NERC conducts research and implementing national and regional projects with international organizations to dealing with the development of new energy efficiency technologies and techniques as well as know-how transfer.