The MENA Region Initiative As a Model of NEXUS Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies (MINARET) aims to address the unique sustainability challenges and opportunities of the MENA region by increasing local and regional sustainability capacities using the synergies between renewable energy technology and efficiency, water management, and food security.
The 4-year project kicked off in the first quarter of 2017 to be implemented in Jordan, Tunisia and Lebanon. The MINARET project intends to build the municipality’s resilience to climate change through adopting renewable energy resources and energy efficiency, water management techniques and food security.
As part of MINARET Capacity Building Plan, the Royal Scientific Society/National Energy Research Center conducted one-day seminar on RETScreen Program that is specialized in Energy Projects for more than 30 participants from municipalities’ staff from Jordan, Lebanon...
The Royal Scientific Society / National Energy Research Center has successfully completed the registration process for the municipalities of Jadaidet el Chouf and Monastir in the Covenant of Mayors for Energy and Climate Change, based in Brussels, after the submission...
MINARET delivered a Brand New Electric Car (Zero Fuel Consumption) for the benefit of the Municipality of Monastir for the aim of reducing CO2 emissions and contributing to climate change mitigation actions It is the first car of its kind to be used by a Tunisian...
MINARET in Figures
square meter plastic house
cubic meters of treated wastewater used daily
water tanks installed