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Sustainable Energy Solutions for Islands and Remote Areas: Front-Runners for the Energy Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region – Report of the 7th MEDENER International Conference is out!

The report of the 7th MEDENER International Conference on Energy Transition in the Euro- Mediterranean Region has been released! The Conference was held on 26 September 2019 at the Museum of Modern Greek Art-New Wing of the Nestoridion Melathron in Rhodes, Greece and focused on the ‘Sustainable Energy Solutions for Islands and Remote Areas: Frontrunners […]

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How can industrial associations and quality infrastructures for EE and RES support the energy transition? Two new meetMED reports are out!

The “Concept Note for the Creation of an Industrial Association of EE and RES Components’ Manufacturing to serve Local Markets ” focusing on the Maghreb countries is out today, as well as the meetMED report on Quality Infrastructures for Defined EE and RES Equipment and Services in the SEMCs ! The concept note assesses the […]

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meetMED and the Union for the Mediterranean join forces to support EE for appliances in the Mediterranean region: a new meetMED report is out!

In December 2019, the meetMED project in coordination with the EU Commission and the UFM secretariat organized in Barcelona a workshop on EE appliances with a focus on air conditioning and lighting technologies, which set up the Working Group on Air Conditioning within the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Platform for Renewable Energy and Energy […]

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Investing in the energy sector in the Palestinian Territories

The meetMED Country Report on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Investment Climate in the Palestinian Territories has been published today on meetMED website. This aims at giving an overview of the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets in the Palestinian Territories providing for transparent and comprehensive analysis of the existing legal and regulatory framework applicable […]

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Two new meetMED training packages have been released!

Professional trainings remain a key component to build on human capital and foster energy transition in the Mediterranean region. The publication of the meetMED training packages makes these materials replicable in future training activities, hence, making them concretely contribute to strengthening capacity and raising awareness among the representatives of the public and private sector. The […]

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How can RES and EE projects boost local economic growth and create jobs in the Mediterranean region?

During the last decade, the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) have demonstrated their political will and commitment to deploy innovative green energy alternatives. Besides their positive environmental effects, RE and EE projects can have major economic impacts. Hence, the newly released meetMED report maps the impact of RE and EE projects on local economies […]

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Supporting buildings in the Mediterranean region to be more energy efficient: meetMED report on EE in buildings is out today!

The building sector is one of the largest energy consumer sectors of the meetMED target countries, thus making it one of the main targets of the existing National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAPs). The main goal of the meetMED report on EE in buildings is to provide an overview of the current EE measures implemented […]

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How Industrial associations at national or regional level can serve the local EE and RES markets?

The “Concept Note for the Creation of an Industrial Association of EE and RES Components’ Manufacturing to serve Local Markets in the meetMED Target Countries” is out today! The meetMED experts discussed the feasibility of the creation of Industrial RE and EE associations in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region at a workshop held in […]

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Two new meetMED publications have been released!

The meetMED Assessment of Appliances share of the Total Energy Consumption in the SEMCs – Special focus on Air Conditioning Appliances and the study on the Design of a Regional Program for Appliances in the SEMCs are now available on this website! This meetMED report collects the results of questionnaires, interviews and field research in […]

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The Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training has been released!

The Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training Under the project’s capacity building activities, a market survey of the RES and EE professional training schemes in Algeria, Egypt, Greece, France, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia was conducted by the meetMED experts. This was done in order […]

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meetMED and the Union for the Mediterranean: building a way forward for EE in appliances

On 4 and 5 December 2019, 20 experts from Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal and Tunisia gathered at the Union for the Mediterranean in Barcelona, Spain for the first meeting of the UfM Working Group (WG) on Energy Efficiency for Appliances. The meetMED national experts presented […]

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Investment climate for EE and RE: an opportunity for the sustainable development of the Mediterranean Region

On Wednesday, 4 December 2019, ENEA hosted in Rome the meetMED workshop “INVESTMENT CLIMATE FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY IN SELECTED MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES” in the presence of high level representatives of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, experts from the Mediterranean Association of National […]

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meetMED and Clima-Med exploring synergies for future collaboration

Last week, the meetMED project was invited to participate in the Clima-MED Workshop on the Action Plans for Access to Sustainable Energy and for Climate (PAAEDCs) held at the Centre of Training and Decentralisation Support (CFAD) in Tunis, Tunisia. The workshop was an occasion for meetMED and Clima-Med to explore the synergies between the two […]

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meetMED technical mission to Palestine kicks off next week!

The French Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME) and the Palestinian Energy Centre (PEC) have jointly organised a technical mission to Ramallah, Palestine on 17-19 September 2019, as part of the activities of the Workstream “National RE EE Strategies and Policies”. The meetMED REN experts, Mr. Didier Bosseboeuf and Mr. Thierry Méraud met with […]

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MEDENER Secretary General presents the meetMED Project at the 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum

The 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum was held in Lisbon, Portugal on 18 July 2019. Organised by the Union for the Mediterranean together with the Portuguese Ministry of Environment and Energy Transition and the Portuguese Energy Agency (ADENE), the event specifically focused on “Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition” […]

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Main conclusions of the meetMED Workshop on EE in Buildings are online!

On 18 June 2019, ANME hosted the second meeting of the meetMED REN experts, gathering the members of the task force on energy efficiency (EE) in buildings. This activity was coordinated by ANME (Tunisia), ADENE (Portugal), ADEME (France), ALMEE (Lebanon) and RCREEE. During the workshop, the REN experts were asked to present the main achievements […]

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meetMED and the UfM Working Group on Sustainable and Affordable Housing: new synergies arising

The two-days Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) meeting on Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Housing took place on 27-28 June 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The event aimed at identifying essential elements to be incorporated into the Action Plan on Urban Development for 2021-2027, by highlighting opportunities for twinning, capacity building, field […]

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The first meetMED training wrapped up yesterday in Algiers

Developed within the framework of the meetMED working area on “Reinforcing public awareness and capacity building of local stakeholders on EE and RES”, the first meetMED training on the use of Sustainable Energy Design Toolkit for Public Authorities has wrapped up yesterday in Algiers, Algeria. Hosted by the Algerian National Agency for the Promotion and […]

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meetMED at EUSEW 2019

On 19 June 2019, the meetMED team took part in the event co-organised by MEDENER and EUROMED Cities Network in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week 2019 in Brussels. Moderated by Mr Matteo Barra, meetMED Project Manager, the event explored the “Role of Local Authorities and National Agencies for Efficient Buildings in the […]

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meetMED experts on a mission to Algeria to map climate for investments in the EE and RES sectors

On Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 April 2019 at APRUE Headquarters in Algiers, meetMED experts met with local stakeholders in order to map and discuss Algerian climate for investments in EE and RES sectors . Mrs. Nadia DJELOUAH, Mr Kamal DALI, and Mrs. Nadia CHIOUKH from APRUE organised the meetings in collaboration with ENEA experts, Mr. Roberto […]

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The report of the 6th MEDENER International Conference is out!

The 6th MEDENER International Conference has provided a close-up on one of the most classic and debated topics related to energy efficiency: energy prices and EE measures, particularly with respect to end users and families. Specific attention has been given to some countries in the Southern and Eastern shore of the Mediterranean, where prices are […]

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meetMED experts on a scoping mission to Tunisia (10-12 April 2019)

Tomorrow, 10 April 2019, RCREEE experts Eng. Sara Elhaj, Senior Sustainable Energy Expert, Ms. Rana El-Guindy, Senior Specialist- Energy Economist, and Eng. Akram Al Mohammadi, Sustainable Energy Specialist, will leave for a three-days scoping mission to Tunisia, aiming to shed the light on the evolving importance of energy efficiency in household appliances and on the socio-economic impacts […]

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Monitoring EE and RE Indicators in the Mediterranean Region: a new methodology presented at the meetMED Technical Workshop in Beirut!

The meetMED Technical Workshop on Monitoring Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Indicators in the Mediterranean Region wrapped up last March 22nd, 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon.  Organized by ALMEE and ADEME and co-animated by ADEME and ENERDATA, this technical meeting was aimed at presenting a new data collection methodology, enabling the calculation of reliable and comparable […]

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Monitoring Tools for EE and RE Indicators in the Mediterranean: the meetMED workshop starts tomorrow in Beirut, Lebanon!

The meetMED Workshop on Monitoring Tools for EE and RE Indicators in the Mediterranean will take place on 20 – 22 March 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon  for a team of experts from ALMEE (Lebanon), ANME (Tunisia), APRUE (Algeria), AMEE (Morocco). According to the Paris Agreement, all countries have an interest to implement and strictly monitor their EE and […]

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MEDENER President at REDEC 2018

    Last week, Dr Dario Chello, president of MEDENER, was invited in Beirut by ALMEE (the Lebanese Association for Energy Saving and Environment) to discuss the meetMED approach to energy transition on the occasion of the Plenary Session of the 4th International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing countries (REDEC 2018). In particular, he stressed […]

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Projeto MEETMED arranca em Barcelona

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A rede das agências nacionais de energia do Mediterrâneo (MEDENER) realizou, nos dias 17 e 18 de maio, a primeira reunião do consórcio e a sessão de lançamento do projeto MEETMED – Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the MEDiterranean Region. Os eventos tiveram lugar na sede da União para o Mediterrâneo, em Barcelona. O projeto […]

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Energia, al via progetto per efficienza e rinnovabili nei Paesi euro-mediterranei

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Il progetto ha una durata di 2 anni ed è finanziato dall’UE con 1,6 milioni di euro. Con la firma presso il segretariato dell’Unione per il Mediterraneo a Barcellona ha preso il via MEETMED (Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region), il progetto europeo per facilitare la transizione energetica nei Paesi euro-mediterranei attraverso un […]

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Energia, al via progetto per efficienza e rinnovabili nei Paesi euro-mediterranei

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(Teleborsa) – Con la firma presso il segretariato dell’Unione per il Mediterraneo a Barcellona ha preso il via MEETMED (Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region), il progetto europeo per facilitare la transizione energetica nei Paesi euro-mediterranei attraverso un sensibile incremento delle fonti rinnovabili e dell’efficienza energetica nel mix energetico dell’area entro il 2040. […]

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Energia: al via il progetto per incrementare efficienza e fonti rinnovabili nei paesi euro-mediterranei

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Con la firma presso il segretariato dell’Unione per il Mediterraneo a Barcellona ha preso il via MEETMED, il progetto europeo per facilitare la transizione energetica nei Paesi euro-mediterranei attraverso un sensibile incremento delle fonti rinnovabili e dell’efficienza energetica nel mix energetico dell’area entro il 2040. progetto MEETMEDFinanziato dall’Ue con 1,6 milioni per una durata di […]

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Lanciato il progetto Europeo MEETMED “Mitigation ENABLING Energy Transition in the MEDITERRANEAN REGION”

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Venerdi 18 maggio 2018, si è tenuto a Barcellona, l’evento di lancio del progetto Europeo MEETMED “Mitigation ENABLING Energy Transition in the MEDITERRANEAN REGION”, presso il segretariato dell’Unione per il Mediterraneo, UFM, alla presenza del rappresentante della Direzione Generale Politiche di Vicinato della Commissione Europea. MeetMED, sviluppato dall’Associazione delle Agenzie Nazionali per l’Efficienza Energetica e […]

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