PRESENTATIONS 2018

 

Session 1A: Latest Trends in the Digitalization of Solar Energy Systems

 

New Trends of Control and Monitoring in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Mr. Rabih Osta, Area General Manager, Phoenix Group, Lebanon

Optimization of Solar Farm Yield With Digitalization Tools

Mr. Francesco Orioli, Director of Sales and Administration, Soltigua, Italy

Energy Management of Islanded Power Systems

Mr. Elias Afeiche, Sales Engineer, Microgrid Solutions at ABB, Spain/ Lebanon

Case Study of MIRIS, Europe’s Largest Hybrid Industrial Energy Storage Pilot Plant

Mr. Régis Frankard, President, CMI Energy Storage, Belgium

 

Session 2A: “Local Content”: The Potential for Local Manufacturing of Renewable Energy Technologies in the Arab World

 

Potential of Local Manufacturing Renewable Energy Components in Selected Arab Countries

Ms. Reem Irani, Energy Engineer, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Lebanon

 

Session 2B: Transition towards a Sustainable Land Transport

 

Innovative Bus Technologies Needed for Sustainable Mobility in Greater Beirut Area

Dr. Charbel Mansour, Energy Expert and University Professor, UNDP SODEL Project, Lebanon

Biodiesel Production From Waste Cooking Oil: A Renewable Blend for Diesel Engines

Dr. Nancy Zgheib, Head of the Chemical Engineering Department, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon

Solar Electric Vehicle Chargers

Mr. Wissam Mansour, Operations Manager, PAC, Lebanon

 

Session 3A: The Grant Components of the “Heat Pumps” and “Home Appliances” Projects

 

Heat Pump Standards, Testing Facilities, and Potential for the Lebanese Market

Dr. Sorina Mortada, University Professor and Technical Advisor to the LCEC, Lebanese University, Lebanon

NEEREA for Heat Pump Systems and On-Field Digital Monitoring Activities

Ms. Marica Fumagalli, Engineer at the Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Italy

The Grant Component of the Home Appliances Project

Ms. Irène Beucler, Energy Consultant, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Lebanon

ANIMA: Linking Italian Technologies with Potential Lebanese Partners

Mr. Alessandro Durante, Director External and International Relations, Federation of Italian Associations of Mechanical and Engineering (ANIMA), Italy

 

Session 3B: “Renewables and Battery Storage”: A New Recipe for Business Development

 

Electric Energy Storage Solutions for Solar Power Plants

Mr. Helge Jensen, Business Development Manager- Marine and Offshore, Danfoss, Denmark

Analysis of the Different Applications of Solar With Storage and the Preferred Option for Lebanon

Dr. Joseph Al Assad, Energy Expert and Associate Professor, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon

 

 Session 4: Lebanon Goes to Italy: Milan World Energy Week 2018 and Rimini Ecomondo 2018

 

To Milan and Rimini: Developing the Italian-Lebanese Business Links

Ms. Shatha Wansa, Finance Officer/ Economist, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon

 

Session 5B: The Roadmap of the Second Round of Wind Farms Implementation in Lebanon: Request for Proposals and More

 

Main Aspects of Lebanon’s Wind Power Purchase Agreements

Mr. Rani Al Achkar, Senior Programmes Engineer, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Lebanon

Legal Aspects of Lebanon’s First Power Purchase Agreement: A Bankable Model?

Ms. Souraya Machnouk, Partner, Abou Jaoude and Associates Law Firm, Lebanon

The Active Turbine Management Program of Wind Farms: the Way Forward

Dr. Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Egypt

Raising the Standard for Deploying Wind Energy in the Lebanese Market

Mr. Gilles Bouder, Sales Manager for Middle East, Siemens Gamesa, France/ Spain

  

Session 6A: Major Projects in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Hydroelectricity

 

Concentrating Solar Power: Enabling the Energy Transition

Mr. Frank Wouters, Director, EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, MENA CSP KIP Project, Netherlands/ UAE

International Trends in CSP Development

Mr. Gurbuz Gonul, Senior Programme Officer, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Turkey/UAE

Integrated Management Plan of the Water Resources of the Nahr El Jouz : Tannourine Micro-Hydro Plant

Mr. Karim Osseiran, Senior Energy Expert, Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon

Concentrated Solar Heat: Technologies, Existing Projects, Competitiveness, and Opportunities for Lebanon

Mr. Martin Karl, Project Manager- Solar Thermal Power Plants and High Temperature Storage, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany

 

Session 6B: Italian Innovation in the De-Carbonization and Digitalization of the Energy Sector in Lebanon and the Middle East

 

Ronni Capodaglio – ARIA SRL,

Fabio Maria Montagnino CONSORZIO ARCA,

Alberto Zerbinato – ICI CALDAIE SPA,

Francesco Orioli– SOLTIGUA,

Massimiliano Mandarini- MARCHINGENIO SRL,

Pau SolansTERMOGAMMA IMPIANTI E SERVIZI SRL,

Tommaso MorbiatoWINDCITY SRL,

CARLIEUKLIMA SRL

                                   

Session 7A: State-of-the-Art Solutions for Energy Saving in the Water Sector

 

Energy Saving in the Water Sector

Mr. Morten Riis, Group Director- Water Utility, Grundfos, Denmark

Energy Neutrality in the Water Industry

Mr. Helge Jensen, Business Development Manager- Marine and Offshore, Danfoss, Denmark

Solutions for the Water Environment

Mr. Jørgen Iversen, Project Director- Water, Kruger, Denmark

Sea Water Intake Stations: Energy-Efficient Engineered Solutions

Mr. Ahmed Saber Ghonim, Sales Manager Utility, DESMI ME, Denmark/ UAE

 

 Session 7B: Net-Zero Emissions Buildings

 

Energy Efficiency in Municipalities and Buildings: Experiences From Denmark, Malaysia, and Vietnam

Mr. Poul Kristensen, Director, IEN Consultants, Denmark

CLIMA-MED Project Overview: Actions to Address Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Issues in the South Mediterranean and Lebanon

Mr. Naguib Amin, Team Leader, CLIMA-MED Project, Egypt/ France

Net-Zero Energy Buildings in 2050: Way to Go

Dr. Samir Traboulsi, Fellow Life ASHRAE, Fellow CIBSE, Member of the System Dynamics Society, Senior Lecturer, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 Accelerating Zero-Emission Building Sector Ambitions in the MENA Region: Results of the Policy Impact Assessment for Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt

Mr. Farid Comaty, Senior Consultant, Ecofys– a Navigant Company, Germany

 

 Session 8: Elements of Bankability: A Prelude to the Power Purchase Agreement of the 15 MW Solar PV Farms Bid 

 

Elements of Bankability for a Successful Public-Private Partnerships

Mrs. Ariane Brunel, Principal Banker- Power and Energy Utilities, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), United Kingdom (UK)

An Overview of the Power Purchase Agreement for Solar Farms in Lebanon

Mr. Rami Fakhoury, Energy Engineer, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon

Main Elements of the Solar Power Purchase Agreements of Lebanon: A Legal Perspective

Mr. Walid Choueiri, Lawyer and Legal Expert, Lebanon

 

Session 9A: Sustainable Energy as a Tool for Social Development

 

Impact of the WB-CDR Projects on Local Communities

Mr. Salah Abou Mansour, President, Union of Jabal El Sheikh Municipalities, Lebanon

An Overview of the WB-CDR Projects Implementation

Ms. Reem Irani, Energy Engineer, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Lebanon

 

 Session 9B: Digitalization and Sustainability in Public Transportation

 

Hybrid and Electric Mobility: Setting the Wheels in Motion

Ms. Léa Kai, Project Manager, UNDP Climate Change Project – Ministry of Environment, Lebanon

The Greater Beirut Public Transport Project

Dr. Ziad Nakat, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank, Lebanon

The Carpolo Search Engine

Mr. Ralph Khairallah, Co-Founder and CEO of Carpolo, Lebanon

 

 Session 10A: Official Launching of the LEEREFF Financing Mechanism

 

LEEREFF: An Additional Pillar to the Lebanese Sustainable Energy Sector

Mr. Wael Hamdan, Executive Director, Head of Financing Unit, Banque du Liban

LEIB investment support for sustainable energy and economic activities in Lebanon

Mr. Reinhard Six, Senior Engineer, Energy Efficiency Division, EIB

Energy efficiency and renewable energy gains as key drivers in SME development

Mr. Olivier Ray, Director of AFD Lebanon & Syria

Scaling up energy efficiency and renewable energy investments by mobilizing private resources through the new LEEREFF: an approach promoting innovative partnerships that go beyond classic development assistance and that is fully supported by the European Union (why and how)

Mr. José-Luis Vinuesa-Santamaria – Head of Section / Economy & Local Development

LEEREFF Products and Processes

Mr. Helmut Lorenz, Team Leader/ Key Expert, GFA, Germany

 

Session 10C: The DREG Project: A Four-Year Journey and the Lebanon 2017 Solar Status Report

 

An Overview of DREG’s Activities and Achievements and the Launching of the 2017 Solar PV Status Report for Lebanon

Mr. Jil Amine, DREG Project Manager, United Nations Development Programme, Lebanon

 

Session 11A: Innovation through (Community) Net-Metering in Lebanon

 

The UNDP-EDL Partnership: Digitization of the Net-Metering Process

Dr. Hassan Harajli, Project Manager, United Nations Development Programme, Lebanon

Application of Community Net-Metering in Lebanon

Dr. Haissam Hajjar, Lebanese University, Institute of Technology, Lebanon

The EDL Online Net-Metering Portal

Mr. Mohammad Alaya, Manager, Electricité du Liban, Lebanon

 

 Session 11B: NEEREA Revisited: Progress and Successful Case Studies

 

The NEEREA Momentum: 2018 Indicators and Updates

Mrs. Melda Jabbour, Programmes Engineer, LCEC Technical Support Unit to the Central Bank of Lebanon, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon

Bkerzay Case Study: a Conservation Project Targeting BREEAM Very Good

Mr. Ramzi Salman, CEO of Entreprises A. R. Hourie, founder of Bkerzay Ecovillage, Lebanon

Linking Solar Energy to Effective Social Policies: the Greek Case

Mr. Ignacio Navarro, Energy Expert, Greenpeace, Greece

Walls Insulation and Temperature Variations

Mr. Philippe Saleh, Architect and Sustainable Environmental Researcher, Lebanon

 

Session 12: The Prospects of a Bright Year Ahead

 

Address of Mr. Kamal Hayek, President of the Board and General Director, Electricité du Liban, Lebanon

Address of Ms. Melda Jabbour, Programmes Engineer, LCEC Technical Support Unit to the Central Bank of Lebanon, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon

 

Launching of the LEA Water-Related Guidelines

 

Welcome Note: Introduction to the Lebanese Environmental Action (LEA) Financing Mechanism

Ms. Joumana Sayegh, Associate Director- Engineering and Planning, Lebanese Center for

Energy Conservation, Lebanon

Opening Remarks: the LWP Scope and Involvement in the Development of the Guidelines

Mr. George Akl, Deputy Chief of Party, USAID’s Lebanon Water Project (LWP), DAI Global

LLC, Lebanon

Overview of the Different Guidelines: Landscape, Agriculture, and Domestic Use

Mr. Charbel Rizk, Civic Engagement Team Leader, USAID’s Lebanon Water Project (LWP),

DAI Global LLC, Lebanon

Outdoor Water Reduction Calculator

Ms. Linda Khalil, Irrigation/ Conservation Advisor, USAID’s Lebanon Water Project (LWP),

DAI Global LLC, Lebanon

Cropwat for Agricultural Practices

Ms. Linda Khalil, Irrigation/ Conservation Advisor, USAID’s Lebanon Water Project (LWP), DAI Global LLC, Lebanon

LEED v4- Indoor Water Use Reduction Calculator

Ms. Joumana Sayegh, Associate Director- Engineering and Planning, Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation, Lebanon

 National Consultation Meeting: the “Green Neighborhood Project” Proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Welcome Note by Ms. Samar Malek, Lawyer, Ministry of Environment, National Focal Point

of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), Lebanon

The Green Climate Fund (GCF): the Process towards Project Approval

Ms.  Myriem Touhami, Programme Manager, UN Environment, France/ Morocco

The Green Neighborhood Project for Lebanon: Overview, Scope, and Objectives

Mr. Rani Al Achkar, Director- Engineering and Planning, Lebanese Center for Energy

Conservation, Lebanon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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