Renewable energy use in Lebanon

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dc.contributor.author Elkhoury, Michel
dc.contributor.author Kinab, E.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-17T08:48:21Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-17T08:48:21Z
dc.date.copyright 2012
dc.date.issued 2016-02-17
dc.identifier.issn 1364-0321 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3100
dc.description.abstract The ability to discover and utilize a reliable source of renewable energy is vital in order to reduce the effects of global warming and to decrease and/or eliminate reliance on fossil fuel. Recently, countries around the world have been recognizing the immediate need to tackle the current energy problems. While the developed countries have been investing in renewable energy for the past two decades, developing nations now realize the importance of adopting such energy sourcing strategies [1]. It has long been understood and it is very well-known that energy is the driving force behind economic and social development of a state and its population. The following paper presents an overview of the current renewable energy status in Lebanon. It focuses on barriers hindering improvements and proposes pertinent solutions. en_US
dc.title Renewable energy use in Lebanon
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle Barriers and solutions
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200403272 en_US
dc.author.woa N/A en_US
dc.author.department Industrial Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.article.pages 4422-4431 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2012.04.030 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Kinab, E., & Elkhoury, M. (2012). Renewable energy use in Lebanon: Barriers and solutions. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16(7), 4422-4431. en_US
dc.author.email mkhoury@lau.edu.lb
dc.identifier.url http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136403211200305X

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