In coordination with NREA, which is an associate partner in HEBA project, a site visit to NREA premises and meeting with engineering and training staff have been done on 11th July 2018. HEBA team has been welcomed with NREA R&D executive director. Staff members from HU and NREA have been involved in round table discussions on key subjects outlined above.
The visit aimed to conduct visit to RE testing facilities at NREA, identify of renewable energy plants in Egypt, discuss of R&D and training programs offered by NREA, present HEBA project and its activities, and discuss of cooperation with NREA in training and research in EEREL.The visits to NREA lab have shown the great potential of their new labs for testing solar collectors and PV panels. NREA have also pointed out that their real scale solar and wind energy plants are open for the purpose of training and research for the Egyptian universities.NREA team appreciated the activities of HEBA project and its impact on the skills of future engineers and graduates working in the renewable energy and energy efficiency field. The parties have agreed to continue cooperation and prepare joint training programs.NREA has shown its full cooperation to support the activities of HEBA.