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 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.


Abi Said Honored at BEF 2012

LSES Former President Chafic Abi Said was honored at the Beirut Energy Forum 2012 for his contributions to the energy sector and his expertise in this field.

For his writings and commitment to sustainability in this sector, Mr. Abi Said was honored by HE Mr. Gebran Bassil at the opening session, during which it was announced that UNDP is compiling the works of Mr. Abi Said in a book to be printed and published soon.

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.

LSES New Board Elected for 2012-2013:

LSES held a general assembly meeting on January 11, 2012 to elect a new board to serve for the years 2012 and 2013.

The new board, head by Ramzi Abu Said and composed of 10 members, was elected with the approval of all attending members with 3 new board members and 7 re-elected members.

Committee chairs were elected as well to head the financial committee, the Membership, Public Relations, and Awareness Committee, and the Research, Activities, and Exibitions Committee.

LSES at BEF 2013

LSES participates in the Beirut Energy Forum (BEF) 2013 for the fourth year. Mr. Ramzi AbuSaid, the President of LSES, will be a moderator during the second day at 10.00 – 11.00 am under the session named "NEW INITIATIVES, INNOVATIVE APPROACHES".

LSES encourages its followers to actively participate in this event.  

Upcoming Events

The Beirut Energy Forum 2013, in collaboration with LSES
26 - 27 September 2013

The international solar energy society, is holding its international congress on November, More info.

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