Solar revolution in Lebanon could offer alternative to power blackouts

9 Aug 2017   Lebanon

For Jil Amine, Lebanon is experiencing a “solar revolution.” “The growth of the technology has been exponential,” said Amine, the United Nations Development Program project manager for the Small Decentralized Renewable Energy Power Generation Project. “The trend that we see going forward over the next half-decade should continue the high percentage growth rate.” For nearly the entire year — other than the rainy winter months — Lebanon is a sun-kissed salient, a resource being harnessed at a rapid rate to provide electricity for commercial and residential consumers. As technology drives prices down, and government subsidies and […]

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