Chapter 11

Power Market Structure and Renewable Energy Deployment Experiences From the MENA Region

Emma Åberg*
Nurzat Myrsalieva**
Tareq Emtairah*    Independent Consultant, Stockholm, Sweden**    Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Cairo, Egypt    International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Abstract

In almost all countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, power sectors are characterized by a high degree of vertical integration and state control. However, several countries have undertaken reforms in order to open up the power market for private sector involvement particularly in relation to renewable energy (RE) sourced electricity generation. ...

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