MED-ENEC II – Energy efficiency in construction

Project Duration
2009 - 2013
€5 million

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Encourages energy efficiency and the use of solar energy in the construction sector, through capacity building, fiscal and economic instruments and pilot projects
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief


  • Raising awareness of the potential, the benefits and the feasibility of EE measures
  • Disseminates information on best practices, while highlighting the need to adopt an integrated perspective covering aspects like tariff-setting, standards and regulations, economic incentives and disincentives, adequate financing schemes etc
  • Negotiates agreements with public bodies (including Ministries), business associations, consumers associations, local banks and municipalities, with the aim of developing EE schemes.
  • Builds the auditing, accreditation or installation capacities to support these undertakings.
Environment & Climate change