Reducing GHG emission factor of electrical sector in Lebanon

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Sector Energy
Focus area Energy efficiency
Type of action Strategy/Policy
Scope National
Stage Feasibility study
Submitted to UNFCCC registry No
Start of initiative 2011
Financing and support details
Financing status
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Total cost
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Financing requested
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Financing received to-date
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Principal source of financing Not known
Principal type of financing
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Capacity building required Unknown
Technology transfer required Unknown
Additional information
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International funder(s)
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Organization providing technical support RCREEE, Perspectives, Alcor
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The objective is to improve the performance of Lebanese electricity production, covering the existing objectives set out in the government strategy for the electricity sector, and to mobilise financial resources to help reduce the emission factor of electricity production in Lebanon by 40%.

Activities: (2012 - 2020)
This action will include:

  • Implementing new regulations and opening the electrical market to the private sector.
  • Subsidies for investments in the implementation of the measures including:
    • Renewable energy support scheme
    • Rehabilitation of existing hydro power plants
    • Building of infrastructure for natural gas
    • Improvement of electrical distribution system
  • Capacity building on and assistance for management of the electricity system with a higher share of renewable energies and the associated regulatory framework
  • Assistance to develop an MRV system

Impact and MRV

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Cumulative GHG reductions: 8.5 MtCO2e
Mitigative capacity:

No information has been provided on mitigative capacity


Social: Information has not been provided
Economic: Information has not been provided
Environmental: Information has not been provided

MRV Framework:
No MRV plan has been defined