Phoenix Energy, located in Safra, Lebanon, keeps track of the latest developments in energy efficiency and industry projects.
Phoenix Energy, renewable energy products supplier, attended the conference on energy and industry, organized by the Lebanese Ministry of Industry and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), a non-profit institution aimed at promoting social democracy.
Under the patronage of the Lebanese Minister of Industry, Vrej Sabounjian, the event took place at Le Commodore Hotel, in Hamra, Lebanon from 6 – 7 March 2012. Speakers emphasized the importance of energy efficiency and explored opportunities for new renewable energy sources available in Lebanon.
Phoenix Energy supplies renewable energy products, such as solar water heaters, biomass boilers, wind turbine systems and solar outdoor lights. In addition, it provides resource assessment services and turnkey commercial projects to recycle and transform waste into electricity using waste-to-energy systems.
The Lebanese Ministry of Industry with, organized the 2-day event. The first day of the conference focused on key topics about energy, climate change, and net metering, as well as new solutions for the energy state and industrial sector in Lebanon.
Speakers discussed major sources of alternative energy including solar, geothermal, wind, waste, and bio-energy. Furthermore, presenters spoke about the current and potential use of these alternative energy sources and implementation possibilities.
On the second day, the Director-General of the Lebanese Ministry of Industry, Dany Gedeon, spoke about the industry’s need to adapt to energy efficiency and renewable energy standards.
Industry experts highlighted the role of civil society and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and outlined the contribution of energy service companies in reducing industrial plant expenses.
In order to stay in-line with the continually-evolving energy projects, qualified specialists addressed upcoming legislation, listing the National Plan for Energy Efficiency, Energy Conservation Draft Law, and National Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Action (NERREA).