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The role of Super ESCOs in upscaling energy efficiency in the Arab Region cover The role of Super ESCOs in upscaling energy efficiency in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/WP.1

Upscaling energy efficiency (EE) needs to become a strategic pillar of the energy systems being developed in the Arab region. Such upscaling has many economic, environmental and social benefits...

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Energy Vulnerability in the Arab Region cover Energy Vulnerability in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/1

This publication seeks to identify sources of energy vulnerability in the Arab region that prevent member States from being able to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern...

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Evaluating Renewable Manufacturing Potential in the Arab Region – Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates cover Evaluating Renewable Manufacturing Potential in the Arab Region – Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.6

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) conducted a study on the potential of local manufacturing of...

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ESCWA Water Development Report 7: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab Region cover ESCWA Water Development Report 7: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/3

Since 2005, several global processes have called for an integrated approach to climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR). Calls to pursue this integration were...

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Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module cover Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TOOLKIT.3

This module, implemented within a United Nations Development Account (DA) project on “Developing the capacities of ESCWA member countries to address the water and energy nexus for achieving...

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Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Renewable Energy Module cover Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Renewable Energy Module

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TOOLKIT.2

This module was prepared as part of the United Nations Development Account project on developing the capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to address the water and energy nexus for achieving...

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Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Renewable Energy Investments Business Plans cover Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Renewable Energy Investments Business Plans

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.2

The purpose of the guidebook is to help local project developers and investors to prepare bankable business plans for RE projects, particularly for power generation. It introduces standard...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Jordan cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Jordan

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.9

Having scarce natural resources, Jordan’s concerns over energy security and fossil fuel import dependency have intensified due to the political events in recent years. In fact, Jordan currently...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in the United Arab Emirates cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in the United Arab Emirates

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.8

UAE is one of the major oil and gas producers; nevertheless, its journey to renewable energy started in 2006 in Abu Dhabi when the Government announced the creation of the Masdar Initiative in an...

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Case study on policy reforms to promote renewable energy in Lebanon cover Case study on policy reforms to promote renewable energy in Lebanon

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.7

The energy sector in Lebanon has been suffering since the beginning of the 1990s because of the lack of a clear policy setting goals for the development of the sector. No investments have been...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Morocco cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Morocco

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.6

Being the largest energy importer in North Africa, Morocco is faced with the challenging task of meeting rising local energy demand while keeping its import bill under control. Facing these...

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Arab Region Progress in Sustainable Energy Global Tracking Framework Regional Report cover Arab Region Progress in Sustainable Energy Global Tracking Framework Regional Report

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/2

The Arab region lacks sustainable natural resource management, mostly in the areas of energy efficiency and its overwhelming reliance on fossil fuels for virtually all its energy needs. War,...

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The infrastructure of the electricity sector and the regional energy linkages and exchange cover The infrastructure of the electricity sector and the regional energy linkages and exchange

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/FACTSHEET.1

This fact sheet addresses the status of the infrastructure of the electricity sector in the Arab region in terms of sources, technologies and the efficiency of transmission and distribution...

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Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Resource Efficiency Module cover Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Resource Efficiency Module

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/TOOLKIT.1

ESCWA is implementing a UN Development Account (DA) Project on “Developing the Capacities of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Developing...

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Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Regional Policy Toolkit cover Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/MANUAL

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Regional Policy Toolkit

The water and energy nexus...

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Biomass Energy Service-based Rural Energy Entrepreneurship cover Biomass Energy Service-based Rural Energy Entrepreneurship

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/GUIDE (PART II)

The present guide addresses the challenges of rural energy enterprises in developing countries, and sets out solutions such as cooking energy service parameters. It explains the AIREC cooking...

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Analysis of Energy Policy Trends in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/5



This report analyses past trends in domestic energy policy in the Arab region and the capacity of today’s policies and institutions to reverse current unsustainable production and...

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ESCWA Water Development Report 6 The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/2



The Arab countries have much to gain from considering the linkages between water, energy and food security in their pursuit of sustainable development, given the stressors, constraints...

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