Lebanon

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    Solar showers for displaced people and refugees

    The UN Refugee Agency has begun ordering solar water heaters to improve the sanitary conditions in Ugandan refugee camps. The news ties in neatly with the first conference on Energy for Displaced People: A Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Situations of...
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    Lebanon´s success in driving down prices

    The Lebanese solar thermal market has made great strides in bringing down the cost of solar water heating. Between 2010 and 2016, average system prices decreased by 43 %, from USD 1,880 to USD 1,313. This is one of the key findings presented by Tony Gebrayel, Energy Engineer at LCEC, the...
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  • International Beirut Energy Forum 2018, Beirut

    The International Beirut Energy Forum is one of the most reputable and professional energy events in the Middle East specifically dedicated to sustainable energy issues and projects. IBEF 2018 will be held from 26 to 28 September 2018. IBEF is by far the biggest forum in Lebanon attracting key...
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  • SHC Solar Award: Five Finalists with Successful Support Policies

    Administrators of successful solar thermal support schemes are in the focus of this year’s Solar Award of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC). The jury has chosen five finalists, of which one will receive the SHC Solar Award during the IEA SHC’s joint conference with ISES...
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  • NREAP Lebanon

    Lebanon: On Track for 2020 Square-Metre Target of 1 Million

    Lebanon seems to be one of only a handful of countries that are on track for meeting their solar thermal targets. The market statistics from the Lebanese Centre for Energy Conservation (LCEC) show around 250,000 m² of collector area were installed between 2009 and 2014, which exceeded the...
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  • Beirut Energy Forum 2016

    Beirut Energy Forum (BEF) is the largest event in Lebanon related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green buildings. BEF 2016 will be held from 21 and 23 September 2016. The event receives the support of the Ministry of Energy and Water, the League of Arab States (LAS), the European Union...
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  • Lebanon Market Statistics

    Lebanon: Stable Market Gains New Momentum

    The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has just finished a market survey on the newly installed collector area per collector type over recent years. The newly added area in 2015 was 53,976 m² with a slightly higher share of vacuum tubes, which went up from 54 % in 2012 to 60 %...
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  • Solar Water Heaters’ Market Evaluation: Case Study of Lebanon

    This comprehensive case study analyses Lebanon’s Solar Water Heating (SWH) market and enabling environment over the course of the Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation and Strengthening Initiative (GSWH Project).

    Specifically this case study examines...

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  • MENA: First Online Training Program on Solar Water Heaters Certification

    In March, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) launched an online training program on the Solar Water Heaters (SWHs) Quality Assurance and Certification Scheme in the Arab region. The training course aims to provide participants with sufficient...
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  • Lebanon: Municipalities of Tyre Discuss Solar Obligation Pilot Project

    The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has organised a consultation meeting with the Union of Tyre Municipalities (UOTM) to discuss the implementation of a solar ordinance in the south of Lebanon. The workshop took place in the Platinum Hotel in the city of Tyre on 9 May...
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