This study examines the policy, regulatory, financial and capacity-related challenges to overcome in pursuing Lebanon's energy transition plans.
IRENA and the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) are producing a joint study – the Renewable Energy Outlook for Lebanon. This workshop gathered stakeholders to consolidate challenges and recommendations identified throughout the consultative process, based on the three key themes identified in the multi-stakeholder working groups.
This workshop gathered national stakeholders, IFIs, private sector, non-governmental organizations, universities, research institutions that are involved in the renewable energy sector of Lebanon to consolidate the findings drawn from research and the previous consultations on issues that are critical for developing a renewable energy outlook for Lebanon.
IRENA’s newly released ‘Renewable Energy Outlook: Lebanon’ suggests scaling up renewables could result in annual savings of USD249 million
This study assesses the potential for manufacturing renewable energy components and examines each country’s supply chain, existing industrial structure and export opportunities for technology components in each sector.
To support the development of renewable energy and further increase of investment levels in the Arab region, IRENA, LAS, RCREEE, UNDP and LCEC hosted a two-day event to examine the current financing landscape, identify key barriers and explore how innovative finance and risk mitigation solutions can serve to attract more private investment into the region.
The Pan-Arab Renewable Energy Strategy adopted in 2013 represents a consensus across the League of Arab States on pursuing a sustainable energy future. The strategy calls for large-scale development of the Arab region’s enormous renewable energy potential, including resources for renewable electricity generation, by the year 2030.