Egyptian-German Joint Committee on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Description of project:

The Egyptian government receives support from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in establishing a sustainable energy supply based on energy efficiency and renewable energy. This has generated positive effects on climate protection and the environment. As a part of this project, detailed energy audits in 10 different hotels and resorts in Egypt have been considered to promote energy efficiency within the hotel industry.

Activities undertaken:

Envidatec GmbH was involved as a consulting firm and carried out the following activities:

  • Conducting 10 detailed energy audits in hotels/resorts in Egypt.
  • Development of 10 detailed energy audit reports including calculation of energy and water savings, investment opportunities, economic analysis via NPV, IRR calculations.
  • Development of energy/water scorecard including benchmarking.
  • Optimization of solar PV plants in hotel/resorts.
  • Evaluation of solar PV fuel saver technology for hotels/results.
  • Development of bankable facility energy efficiency action plans.
  • Presentation of all results in a joint stakeholder workshop.

Employees involved:

  • Detlef Borst; Team Leader, Senior Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Expert.
  • Peer Schuback: Senior Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Expert.