Arab Fo­rum on REEE kicks off in May

Arab Times - - LOCAL -

A press con­fer­ence was held at Min­istry of Elec­tric­ity and Wa­ter to de­clare the kick off of the 4th Arab Fo­rum for Re­new­able En­ergy and En­ergy Ef­fi­ciency (REEE) which will be held in Kuwait on May 6-7, re­ports Al-Seyas­sah daily.

On the side­lines of the press con­fer­ence, Di­rec­tor of En­ergy Depart­ment at the Arab League Eng Jami­lah Matar in­di­cated that the es­tab­lish­ment of the joint Arab mar­ket for elec­tric­ity, the mem­o­ran­dum of un­der­stand­ing of which was signed by 16 Arab min­is­ters in April 2017, needs time for com­ple­tion.

She said the rel­e­vant pro­ce­dures are on­go­ing at a rea­son­able pace.

Eng Matar ex­plained that the aim of es­tab­lish­ing the Arab joint mar­ket for elec­tric­ity is to ex­change elec­tric­ity on com­mer­cial bases. There is an in­te­grated study for es­tab­lish­ing the joint Arab mar­ket for elec­tric­ity, and the ob­sta­cles fac­ing this project are be­ing re­moved grad­u­ally.

Mean­while, Head of the or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee of the fo­rum and As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary for Dis­tri­bu­tion Net­works at Min­istry of Elec­tric­ity and Wa­ter Eng Jassem Al-Nouri said the fo­rum will be held in Kuwait for the first time, and for the first time out­side Egypt. He in­di­cated that 40 spe­cial­ists rep­re­sent­ing in­ter­na­tional in­sti­tu­tions in­volved in the field of re­new­able en­ergy have been in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in the fo­rum.

Photo by Mo­hammed Morsi

Press con­fer­ence held at Min­istry of Elec­tric­ity and Wa­ter.

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