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The Journey to Renewable Energy Starts with a Map

The Journey to Renewable Energy Starts with a Map | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
This prompted an intense wind-mapping effort that concluded a year later, with an estimate that Lebanon's onshore windpower potential is 6.1 gigawatts (GW)—more than a third of current consumption—said Pierre El-Khoury, Manager of the Lebanese...
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Lebanon Electricity: The Sun May Be the Answer to Power Cuts - Al-Bawaba

Lebanon Electricity: The Sun May Be the Answer to Power Cuts - Al-Bawaba | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

At his goat farm in the remote Bekaa Valley town of Qaa near the Syrian border, Hasan Istaytiyyah is enjoying a rare luxury in Lebanon: 24-hour electricity.

For the past seven months, the house on his farm has been running on a solar-powered system that has replaced unreliable state-run electricity, which was provided for only six hours per day. He has even discarded his noisy, expensive and polluting generator.

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