Phoenix Energy, Lebanese renewable energy solutions provider, took part in EcOrient 2016 Conference held in BIEL, Beirut, addressing waste management challenges in Lebanon. In light of Lebanon’s current waste crisis, EcOrient 2016 Conference was dedicated to waste management solutions. The conference evolved around the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR) presentation in the first part of it, and around recycling in Lebanon in its second part.
Rabih Osta, Phoenix Group of Companies’ Area General Manager, spoke about the waste-to-energy process that Phoenix adopts in order to address the shortage in electricity and the greenhouse gas emissions in Lebanon. Other OMSAR speakers joined him to discuss waste management techniques, EU waste management projects (SWAM I&II, ARLA…), procurement phases. Key speakers were: Mohammad Baraki (Project Manager), Patil Mardigian (Coordination and Monitoring Officer), and Youssef Saad (Head of Procurement Team).
H.E.M Nabil de Freij, Minister of State for Administrative Reform opened the ceremony along with Marcello Mori, Head of Sustainable development section at the EU Delegation in Lebanon. The following key actors concluded the conference addressing recycling challenges in Lebanon: Ibrahim Mallah (President of Sustainable Development, Energy & Environment Committee), Sami Raphael (Operations Manager at Solicar SAL), Nada Sabra (National Consultant at UNIDO), Ramza Kamel (Quality Manager of Medical Waste Management at Arcenciel), and Sami Haidamous (Soliver Recycle).
About Phoenix Energy
Phoenix Energy, located in Safra, Lebanon, renewable energy solution provider, supplying products, such as solar water heaters, biomass boilers, solar outdoor lights, PV System, LED Lighting Solutions, Power Management Consultancy and Wooden houses. In addition, it provides resource assessment services and turnkey commercial projects to recycle and transform waste into electricity using waste-to-energy systems.