RGEI Webinar #40: Pan Arab Electricity Market – Between The Present & The Future

28 March 2024



rgei webinar 40

Date: 28 March 2024
Time: 12:00 – 13:00 CET / 19:00 – 20:00 Beijing time
Presenter: Eng. Rania Raafat

Presenter: Eng. Rania Raafat

Eng. Rania Raafat is currently acting as Electricity Expert in League of Arab States. She has extensive experience (about 20 years) in planning, designing of the electrical network, and cross- border interconnection projects. She works in conjunction with international consultants in order to conduct electrical technical studies concerning the cross-border interconnections and electricity market. She worked before as section head in the Cross- Broder Interconnection Department, Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC). Previously, she had worked as Distribution Network Analysis Engineer in Kahramaa Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation- Doha- Qatar, she was awarded a certificate of appreciation. She was a member in a technical committee in Arab Union of Electricity- League of Arab States, a member in the Planning Committee- Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP), and a member in the technical committee C1 in CIGRE. She got her M.Sc. of Electrical Engineering, Electrical power and machine Dept., in 2010 From Ain Shams University.

About the Regional and Global Energy Interconnection (RGEI) Initiative

The RGEI Initiative was established at the 9th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in Copenhagen/Malmö in May 2018. RGEI’s objectives are to:

  • Discuss conducive policy and regulatory framework regarding regional and global power system integration
  • Build consensus on facilitating energy transition via increased proportion of renewable energy in energy
    consumption and enhanced grid interconnection
  • Encourage CEM member countries to engage in the process of RGEI and seize collaborative opportunities

CEM Members: China, Chile, Finland, Korea, South Africa, United Arab Emirates.
Operating Agent: Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO)
Contact: Zheng Zhu, and Yanqiu Bi,