May 8-9, 2013, in an attempt to promote RE & EE knowledge exchange among Arab countries, RCREEE organized a knowledge exchange mission for two days to Lebanon, where experts from Egypt and Lebanon shared experiences on several important topics.
In the mission’s first day, a delegation from the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Energy including representatives of the Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), the Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and the Electricity Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA) visited the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) and identified how the concept of renewable electricity Net-Metering is designed and practiced in Lebanon.
In the second day of the mission, a workshop on Wind Projects Planning was organized by RCREEE and LCEC. The workshop aimed at enriching the Lebanese participants experience via sharing over 15 years of Egyptian and European expertise in large-scale wind projects implementation.
Notably, the event was attended by more than 80 experts. It tackled a number of issues related to to project life-cycle, tender documents preparation, technical requirements for wind projects integration with electricity networks and electricity cost estimation.
Documents and Presentations:
- The Potential for Wind Energy in Lebanon
Authored and/or Presented by: Pierre El Khoury, B.E., M.E.M. Director- (LCEC)
- Introduction to Wind Projects Planning and Management(AR)
Authored and/or Presented by: Eng. Maged K. Mahmoud,Program Manager – Capacity Development, RCREEE
- Mechanisms to Implement Wind Energy Projects “Egyptian Experience”
Authored and/or Presented by: Dr. Mohammed El-Khayat , Managing Director of Technical Affairs, New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)
- Technical Requirements for the Integration of Wind Projects into the Grid
Authored and/or Presented by: Eng. Lamya Youssef Abd El Hady,General Manager for Renewable IPP Projects,Egyptian Electricity Transmission Co
- Wind Energy Projects Integration in Electricity Grids: Portugal and Med-TSO experiences
Authored and/or Presented by: José Medeiros Pinto
- Regulatory Requirements for the Integration of Wind Projects into the Grid
Authored and/or Presented by:Dr. Walid El-Khattam,EgyptERA’s Consultant