Lebanon

  • The National Energy Efficiency Action Plan for Lebanon NEEAP 2011-2015

    This report presents the national energy efficiency action plan (NEEAP) for Lebanon for the years 2011-2015. The action plan is presented in two different formats: Section 1- including the 14-initiative narrative NEEAP, and Section 2- including the tabulated format. The proposed NEEAP is also...

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  • Lebanon: Solar Thermal Included In Official Vocational Training

    Lebanon: Solar Thermal Included In Official Vocational Training

    Around 50 teachers took part in the Training of Trainers at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, at the end of March. The three-day course gathered teachers from most of the key institutions of vocational training in Lebanon in order to explain the new teaching material added to...
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  • Albania: UNDP/UNEP Regional Workshop Illustrates Showcases in the Region

    Albania: UNDP/UNEP Regional Workshop Illustrates Showcases in the Region

     

    Around 30 solar thermal experts from 14 different Mediterranean countries met in Albania on 20/21 March 2013 to discuss strategies for market development. “The target of the workshop was to share knowledge among key experts from both the public and private sectors regarding...

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  • Lebanon: Subsidy and Interest-free Loan for Residential Solar Water Heaters

    The 200-USD-subsidy scheme started in October 2010. Till the end of 2014, 7,816 families profited from the loan, out of which 4,126 received a USD 200 grant.  The USD subsidy requires the qualification of the company according to the labeling programme of the Lebanese Center for Energy...

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  • Lebanon: Successful Installation of Testing Equipment

    Lebanon: Successful Installation of Testing Equipment

    The new test facility for solar thermal collectors at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) in Beirut, Lebanon, is now in its warm-up phase: At present, the technical team is preparing the collector testing for the upcoming...

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  • Lebanon Launches First Qualification Programme in Middle East

    Lebanon Launches First Qualification Programme in Middle East

    Lebanon’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) from 2011 to 2015 bears first fruits. The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has successfully implemented a prequalification scheme for solar water heater manufacturers and suppliers. The first prequalification...

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  • Arab Countries /Germany: Kick-off Meeting for ARSOL Certification Programme

    Arab Countries /Germany: Kick-off Meeting for ARSOL Certification Programme

    A new strategy to promote solar thermal technology in the Arab region is bearing fruit: Hosted by the German Institute for Solar and Heating Technology, SWT, the kick-off meeting for the Solar Water Heaters Certification Programme (ARSOL) took place in the south of Germany at the...

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  • Solar Water Heating Companies Qualification (2012)

    This document outlines the Solar Water Heating Companies Qualification, a national certification and quality control system proposed by the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) in order to further develop the solar thermal market in Lebanon. Currently, there is a target for 140,000m2...

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  • Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Amr M. Abdel Hai, Programme Officer for the Energy Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (left), and Eduardo Noboa, Renewable Energy and Environment Coordinator from the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE), organised a two-day workshop with the aim to strengthen...

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