Lebanon

Lebanon relies on importing fossil fuels to meet its domestic energy demand. 94% of the country’s total primary energy consumption is for fossil fuels, while 88% of the installed energy capacity is fossil fuel fired. The remaining 12% comes from renewable energy; mostly hydropower.

Still, Lebanon suffers from disruptions on the delivery of these energy imports, as well as from sustained electricity supply. Lebanon aims to have 30% of its electricity to be provided by renewable resources by 2030. Lebanon adopted its second NEEAP in 2016. It aims for a level of 5% savings in the total Lebanese electric power demand in 2020.

Lebanon is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

4-6 June 2018-Brussels, Belgium: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 has dedicated a session tackling opportunities for the energy transition in the Mediterranean and the GCC regions. This session will focus upon the region ambitions plans and policies lifting the energy subsidies and potential to...
May 18, 2018-Barcelona, Spain: The launching meeting of the Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region (MEETMED) project has been hosted at the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona, Spain. RCREEE together with the Mediterranean Association of the...
AFEX EE 2017 report: Remarkable progress in the Arab Energy Efficiency markets and unprecedented wave of subsidy reforms in the region “Tunisia, Jordan and Morocco continue spearheading” Cairo, Egypt – 4 March, 2018 –The recently issued Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX)- Energy Efficiency (EE) 2017...
In the framework of the Arab Energy Efficiency Day organized on 21 May by the Energy Department - Economic Sector - the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States. The Energy Department announces the 2018 competition on "The best practices and measures to improve energy efficiency in Air...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the League of Arab States (LAS) in cooperation with the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain organized a workshop on “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Monitoring Methodology...
In collaboration with the National Tunisian Agency for Energy Management (ANME) and the Technical Center for Building Materials, Ceramics and Glass (CTMCCV), SHAMCI network held its 6th annual members meeting on the 7 th and 8 th of December 2017 in Tunis, Tunisia. This years’ SHAMCI network...
On November 2, 2017, the Lebanese Council of Ministers approved three licenses for the production of wind power in Akkar Governorate, the wind power plants will be implemented by Lebanon Wind Power, Hawa Akkar S.A.L and Sustainable Akkar. The three companies have agreed to sell the produced...
In the framework of the continuous cooperation and coordination between The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC). RCREEE participated in the 8 th edition of International Beirut Energy Forum (IBEF) which was held...
Following the ninth meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Experts Committee of the League of Arab states, which recommended the acceleration of implementing The Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (SHAMCI) at the national level in Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon...
25 July 2017 - During a signature ceremony at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome, RCREEE signed two Memorandum of Understandings with RES4MED and MEDENER to formalize and further enhance cooperation on renewable energy deployment and energy efficiency in the Mediterranean. MEDENER...

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Description: Most of the Arab countries energy systems are currently characterized at the same time by an increasing growth in electricity demand coupled with a high reliance on conventional fossil fuels in their electric power generation.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: The current document presents the national energy efficiency action plan (NEEAP) for Lebanon for the upcoming years 2011-2015.
Document type: Plans
Publication Year: 2011
Langauge: English
Description: The intention behind monitoring and evaluation is to inform interested parties about the performance of the national energy efficiency action plans (NEEAP’s) and to improve the planning as well as the design of the future one’s.
Document type: Plans
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: AFEX Energy Efficiency 2013 provides an assessment of countries’ progress in energy efficiency according to four evaluation categories: Energy Pricing, Policy Framework, Institutional Capacity and Utility.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: AFEX Renewable Energy 2013 provides an assessment of current conditions for development of renewable energy and progress to date in the Arab region according to four evaluation categories: Market Structure, Policy Framework, Institutional Capacity....
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2013
Langauge: English
Description: This booklet is organized in two main sections, the first one gives a brief view in chart format on RCREEE member states actions regarding ratification of United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol and registered CDM projects.
Document type: Reports and Studies
Publication Year: 2012
Langauge: English

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