The Renewable Energy Truck is On 


The Lebanese Solar Energy Society (LSES) and the Industrial Research institute (IRI) launched the “Green” vehicle dedicated to reach the young public and the renewable energy enthusiasts. 
This green demonstration truck is equipped with a “clean” combustion engine and an off-grid cabin combining elements that function with renewable energies such as photovoltaic panels and wind turbines, to generate electricity from solar and wind energies.

The Truck is now ready to tour and visit Lebanese schools and academic institutions.

The Ecotruck Activities


The Ecotruck was officially launched on the 11th of December 2012 in a prestigious event at the Industrial Research Institute. In a crowded ceremony where their excellencies Minister of Energy and Water Gibran Bassil and Minister of Industry Vrej Sabounijian inaugurated the Ecotruck and cut the Ribbon to announce the launching of the most comprehensive educational vehicle in the region. seminar gathered experts and activists in the field of green energy


Ecotruck at "Ready, Set, Recycle"

The ECOTRUCK was present in 
the event entitled "Ready, Set, Recycle", which took place in Broj-Hammoud/Beirut. it is an initiation of a recycling project in the area.The ECOTRUCK was there, and used its tool to show how renewable energy systems can be used. Ecotruck is an educational project and will be visiting schools, universities, and other educational institutions to spread awareness about renewable energy.


LSES Participates in the Regional Workshop on Solar Thermal Energy

Walid El Baba represented LSES in the Regional Workshop for the transformation and strengthening of the solar water heating market in the Mediterranean.
The workshop organized jointly by OME, UNDP, GEF, UNEP, and the Internaional Copper Association, was held in Beirut on the 17th and 18th of April 2012.

LSES with AUB ALUMNI at the national net-metering workshop

The Lebanese Solar Energy Society partners with the Engineering and Architecture Section of the American University of Beirut Alumni Association in Mount Lebanon, and the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation at the Green Power Technology Conference entitled: "Net Metering, From Concept to Reality".

LSES President, Ramzi Abu Said, gave a presentation on the applications of net-metering from the technical perspective.

LSES at the The Energy and Industry Conference:

The Lebanese Solar Energy Society was present at The Energy and Industry Conference organized by The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Institute nd Ministry of Industry.

The conference was held at the Commodore Hotel on the 6th and 7th of March 2012.

Dr. Ahmad Houri, treasurer of LSES, gave a presentation on the uses of solar energy and source of power for water heating and electricity generation.

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LSES at the ESCWA Experts' Meeting:

Dr. Ahmad Houri represented LSES at the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Workshop on: “Scaling up the use of Renewable Energy in rural areas in ESCWA Member Countries” held on the 1st and 2nd of February 2012 at the UN House in Beirut.

Dr. Houri gave a talk on the role of Feed-In Tariff in promoting the adoption of renewable energy regionally and globally.

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