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Integration of renewable energy technologies in the lebanese electric power system

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dc.contributor.author Ghajar, Raymond
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-03T06:45:36Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-03T06:45:36Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5589
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this paper is to examine the status of Renewable Energy (RE) development in Lebanon and to investigate the policy options that must be adopted in order to accelerate the realization of the Government’s commitment to achieve 12% RE penetration out of the total power generation installed capacity by 2020 through the engagement of both public and private sectors. Lebanon represents a unique example in which there is almost a total dependence on diesel generators to compensate for electricity shortage and hence, the development of RE energy will not only contribute to the reduction of GHG but it will also reduce the import of diesel oil as well as the cost of produced energy since, as it will be shown, grid connected PV, wind and micro hydro power plants all produce electricity cheaper than diesel generators. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Iafor en_US
dc.title Integration of renewable energy technologies in the lebanese electric power system 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.author.email rghajar@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date October 26th, 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://papers.iafor.org/submission0713153/ 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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