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RCREEE launching Workshop
29-30 January 2008

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Session4 ec

  1. 1. EUROPEAN COMMISSIONMENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCY MCREEE Credibility, Ownership and Sustainability Ahmed BADR, PhD Utilities and Economic Development Specialist MCREEE Workshop , 1 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  2. 2. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYPresentation Structure• Intervention Logic• Articulation of Demand• Creation of Credibility• Development of Ownership• Management of Sustainability MCREEE Workshop , 2 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  3. 3. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYIntervention Logic•EC Previous Experiences and Lessons Learnt from SupportingSimilar Structures in Eastern Europe:-Little and short tem impact of the donors’ interventions to thetargeted sector due to lack of expressed demand…,and accordinglyno sustainability to be developed-Lack of ownership in terms of bilateral perception versus regionalperception…, and accordingly no credibility to be created forsustainable continuation MCREEE Workshop , 3 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  4. 4. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYArticulation of DemandMED-EMIP – “Support for the Enhanced Integration and theImproved Security of the Euro-Mediterranean Energy Market”- Duration: 3 year, staring 21 January 2008- Objectives(i) securing energy supply, in the mid-term as well as in the long-term, by developing energy efficiency, diversifying energy sources,and reducing the environmental impact of energy-related activities;(ii) promoting sustainable development in the energy sector andcontributing to international efforts to tackle climate change and MCREEE Workshop , 4 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  5. 5. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYMED-EMIP…continued…(iii) giving a boost to the regional integration process, inter alia bysetting up an institutional and legislative framework in the energysector more conducive to economic and social development.-EC Contribution (grant): € 4,300,000-Modus-Operandi Approach: demand-driven on both level of bilateral,clustering of MPC/regional MCREEE Workshop , 5 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  6. 6. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYCreation of Credibility•Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for Research & Development-Duration: 7 Years, from 2006 to 2013-EC Contribution to RE & EE (grants) : € 2 billion, via competition- Linkage between MED-EMIP and FP7-Reinforcement of Regional Perception among Mediterranean PartnerCountries (MPC) versus bilateral perception.-Reinforcement of Sustainability MCREEE Workshop , 6 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  7. 7. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYDevelopment of Ownership• MCREEE MIS & DSS (Under-Preparation)-Duration : 2 Years, staring second-half of 2009-EC Contribution (grant) : Up to € 2 million via SAAP with Egypt- Modus-Operandi Approach: Bottom-up, MENA-horizontal, anddemand-driven approach.- The programme is to be designed jointly between MCREEE and EC,including the adoption of the EU Member States Twinning“acquis”…this reinforces the credibility of MCREEE MCREEE Workshop , 7 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  8. 8. EUROPEAN COMMISSION MENA CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICINCYManagement of SustainabilityConditional to successful achievement of credibility and ownership forexpressed demand, MCREEE management should gear its sustainability forattaching to it further regional RE & EE initiatives e.g., the second phase ofMED-ENEC (2008), in which it will be with an enlarged scope than phase one,and most likely, a focus on the following aspects: - Labelling, certification, auditing and maintenance -Adoption and use of economic instruments and empowerment of energy efficiency agencies - Promotion of public-private partnerships in order to facilitate access to finance, in collaboration with relevant financing institutions (EIB, KfW, etc) - Retrofitting activities in the residential sector MCREEE Workshop , 8 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-
  9. 9. EUROPEAN UNIONDELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION IN EGYPT THANK YOU MCREEE Workshop , 9 29-30 January 2008, Cairo 29-

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