The Pre-concept note on a Water-Energy-Agriculture pilot project in North BeKaa where LSES will be responsible of the Energy Part introducing Solar Photovoltaics applications in the agriculture field has been completed.
Fund raising campaign is under launching
The LSES was awarded with its partners an EU grant to implement the REESTART project.
The Project “Renewable Energy and Efficiency for Sustainable Energy Transition and reinforced trust between SMEs (Small and medium enterprises) and ESCOs (Energy Services company) is a EU project to “Promote innovation and entrepreneurship in support of Lebanon’s clean energy transition”. It is under good progress and consists in 4 main pillars:
-Capacity Building Program to reach the Lebanese Energy Service Companies in order to train on the technical, financial and legal framework to develop own Energy Business.
-Call for proposal to select 35 SMEs in order to give them a partially subsidize for Energy Audit, and to select10 ESCOs in order to give them access to sustainable energy finance to implement the energy efficiency and renewable energy interventions
-Selection, implementation and monitoring of 6 Pilot Projects at SMEs plant.
-Creation of Lebanese federation of ESCOs
Oxfam and LSES completed an advanced 3-day training on solar pumping held in Chtaura for lebanese water establishements engineers and operators. The training was a great success and our national water establishment managers got to know more about solar integration possibilities.
The training was conducted by the Lebanese Solar Energy Society(LSES) and Oxfam global solar and in coordination with Bekaa Water Establishment from May 29,2019 to May 31,2019.
The objectives of the training was to increase the capacity of the participants to be able to: