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Evaluation of the energy policy for Lebanon

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dc.contributor.author Ghajar, Raymond
dc.contributor.author Hamdan, Hassan
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-02T10:48:04Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-02T10:48:04Z
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-61284-286-8 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5583
dc.description.abstract The Lebanese Electric Power System (LEPS) suffers from technical and financial deficiencies that required the development of a policy paper to rescue it from its drastic situation to a new sustainable, reliable, and efficient delivery of electricity. An energy policy that includes ten strategic initiatives and 42 action steps that are integrated and correlated to cover the sector's infrastructure, supply/demand, and the legal aspects was proposed and approved by the Government of Lebanon. This paper describes the current technical and financial situation of the LEPS and the need for an energy policy. The stochastic Load Modification Technique (LMT) is then used to assess the impact of implementing the projects proposed in the energy policy on energy production, overall cost, technical and commercial losses, reliability and customer service. The proposed technique is used to establish a technical and financial baseline of the LEPS against which the full implementation of the energy policy is compared and the resulting tariff is calculated. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.title Evaluation of the energy policy for Lebanon en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199590160 en_US
dc.author.department Electrical And Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords Production en_US
dc.keywords Power generation en_US
dc.keywords Electricity en_US
dc.keywords Load modeling en_US
dc.keywords Government en_US
dc.keywords Fuels en_US
dc.keywords Economics en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EEM.2011.5953095 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Ghajar, R., & Hamdan, H. (2011, May). Evaluation of the energy policy for Lebanon. In Energy Market (EEM), 2011 8th International Conference on the European (pp. 668-673). IEEE. en_US
dc.author.email rghajar@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date Zagreb, Croatia en_US
dc.conference.pages Zagreb, Croatia en_US
dc.conference.place 668-673 en_US
dc.conference.title 2011 8th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM) en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/5953095/ en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0630-8140 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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