Mediterranean Association
of the National Agencies
for Energy Conservation

For energy efficiency and the
development of renewable energy sources


  • Best practices

    MEDENER implements energy-related and environmental strategies throughout the Mediterranean region and shares best practices.

  • Projects

    MEDENER and its members participate in different types of landmark projects in the Mediterranean region.

  • Observatory

    MEDENER has set up a regional observatory to monitor energy-efficiency trends in the Mediterranean.

  • Training

    MEDENER develops training modules for decision-makers in the regions and technical modules for all professionals in the Mediterranean region.

  • Partnerships

    Over the years, MEDENER has developed partnerships around the entire Mediterranean to strengthen its actions and raise awareness about energy issues among the public and institutions.

  • Communication

    MEDENER holds annual meetings bringing together all actors and projects from the northern and southern banks of the Mediterranean.


ADEME - French Agency for Environment and Energy Management | France

The Environment and Energy Management Agency is responsible for implementing public policies in the areas of the environment, energy and sustainable development.

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ADENE - Energy agency | Portugal

ADENE, the Portuguese energy agency, is a private, administratively and financially independent non-profit organisation created by the Portuguese government. Since July 2013, ADENE’s main shareholders have been organisations under the responsibility of the Ministry of the Environment, Land-Use Planning and Energy.

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ADEREE - National Agency for the Development of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency | Morocco

The National Agency for the Development of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency was created in 2011 in the framework of the national energy strategy.

It is a strategic government institution central to the process of developing sustainable energy in Morocco. ADEREE’s initiatives cover the entire sector, both upstream and downstream, and lead the way in efforts to reach national energy goals.

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ALMEE - Lebanese Energy Management and Environment Association | Lebanon

ALMEE, the Lebanese Energy Management and Environment Association, is involved in a wide range of activities linked to sustainable practices and environmental issues. This politically independent non-profit association works for better management of projects and technologies linked to energy and the environment, not only in Lebanon but also in the Mediterranean Basin and the rest of the world.

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ANME - National Agency for Energy Management | Tunisia

The National Agency for Energy Management (ANME) was founded in 1985. It is an administratively independent governmental organisation under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines.

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APRUE - National Agency for the Promotion and Rationalisation of Energy Use | Algeria

APRUE is a public industrial and commercial institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy. Its main role is to develop, implement and monitor national energy efficiency programs.

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CRES - Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving | Greece

The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) is a government agency supervised by the Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Change. It is financially and administratively independent.

CRES is active in the areas of sources of renewable energy (SRE), rational use of energy (RUE) and energy savings (ES). Its main goal is to promote technological applications in the areas mentioned above both at national and international level.

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ENEA - National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development | Italy

L’Agence italienne pour les nouvelles technologies, l’énergie et le développement durable (ENEA) est un «organisme de droit public destiné à la recherche et l’innovation technologique, ainsi qu’à la fourniture de services avancés aux entreprises, au gouvernement et aux citoyens dans les domaines de l’énergie, l’environnement et le développement économique durable» (Loi 221/2015).

L’Agence Nationale pour l’Efficacité Énergétique a été créé au sein de de l’ENEA conformément à la Directive Européenne 2006/32/CE (Décret Législatif 115/08).

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IDAE - Institute for energy diversification and saving | Spain

The Institute for Energy Diversification and Savings works in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and transport. It advises the ministry on the implementation of energy policies.

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NERC - National Energy and Research Centre | Jordan

The National Energy Research Centre (NERC) was created in Jordan to increase the efficiency of energy use in different sectors of the economy: the development of renewable energy sources (solar, wind, geothermal and bio-energy) and the conservation and rational use of energy.

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Palestinian Authority

PEC - Palestinian Energy and Environment Research Centre | Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian Energy and Environment Research Centre (PEC) is a national R&D institute responsible for energy efficiency, energy impact and renewable energy sources for the environment. Created in 1993, PEC is the national focal point for the coordination of all aspects related to the development of renewable energy sources, energy economies and protection of the climate in Palestine. According to the new reforms, PEC works under the auspices of the Palestinian Energy Authority and is supervised by its president.

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: Medener chairmanship



Colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

I would like to thank you for the confidence you have expressed in me. I am honoured to be the President of MEDENER for the next two years. Today is a very important day. This morning the UfM Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Platform has been officially launched. This is an important step towards a strong cooperation among the Countries[…]

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Photo de   Dario Chello Dario Chello
President of MEDENER 2017-2018
ENEA - Italy

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Innovative mechanisms for energy efficiency in the social housing in the Mediterranean | 07 Jul 2017

The first session of a training program on setting up and financing energy efficiency projects in the social housing was held in Marrakech, at the AMEE’s platform (Moroccan Agency of the Energy Efficiency), from 7th to 9th February 2017. This training program was organized by MEDENER, the Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Conservation, with the support of ADEME and CEFEB (AFD training center). Those programs will be pursued in 2018 and 2019.

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Platform officially launched | 14 Nov 2016

On 14 November 2016 the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Platform has been officially launched during the General Assembly of COP22 in Marrakech.

ENEA takes over MEDENER Presidency. Dario Chello elected Chair of MEDENER | 14 Nov 2016

Dario Chello, Head of Service "European Union and International Organisations" at ENEA, has been elected Chair of MEDENER, the Association of national Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Agencies of the Mediterranean Region.


The last MEDENER conference, organised jointly with APRUE on 25 May in Algeria, focused on efficiency energy, renewable energy and gas issues to accelerate the energy transition in the Mediterranean countries.

Launching of the Community of Practice in Urban Transport in the Mediterranean region | 16 June 2016

During the European exhibition on public transport, which takes place from June 14th to 16th in Paris, the Centre for Mediterranean Integration has introduced the Community of Practise in Urban Transport to organise and facilitate the sharing of knowledge.


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