The specific objective of this project is to create and facilitate the operation of an EU–GCC clean energy network. The network is to be set up to act as a catalyst and element of coordination for development of cooperation on clean energy, including the related policy and technology aspects among various stakeholders in the EU and GCC countries. The activities of the network in the area of clean energy will include, 'inter alia', the exchange of experience and know-how, the coordination and promotion of joint actions between the EU and GCC stakeholders, facilitating joint research, demonstration and development, including through joint projects, of clean energy technologies in the GCC countries and providing policy support to promote and accompany these actions. The stakeholders participating in the network will include, 'inter alia', energy-related research entities, universities, administrations, utilities and industry.
December 2009 - November 2012
European Commission, DG External Relations