Apr 20



The action carried out in the area of Kahale aims to contribute and guarantee sustainable production and consumption models; ensuring for all access to inexpensive, reliable, sustainable and modern energy; adopt urgent measures to combat climate change and its consequences. Specifically, through the project we intend on contributing to the creation and maintenance of a system for the production of electrical energy (photovoltaic), for fair development, and sustainable in the urban area of Kahale and its surroundings. 

Country: Lebanon

Funding Authorities: AICS- Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo

Sector: Production and supply of solar energy and training/education on energy

Local partner: Congrégation des Filles de Marie Auxiliatrice (Salésiennes) - Ispettoria Medio Oriente "Gesù Adolescente" – MOR

Italian partners: COMI - Cooperazione per il Mondo in via di Sviluppo; POLIMI - Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento Energia (Cattedra UNESCO - "Energia per lo sviluppo sostenibile"); ISF-MI Ingegneria Senza Frontiere (Milano); EWS - Earth Wind & Sun s.r.l.

Predicted results for the period 2018/2021:

- Install a system of photovoltaic lights for public street lighting in Kahale

- Train personnel responsible for the installation and maintenance of photovoltaic systems

- Raise awareness and train the population and local authorities in the use of alternative forms of energy

- Promote the use of renewable energies in favour if the population

Direct beneficiaries:

- Population of Kahale 7.000

- Population of Araya 5.000

- 5 churches

- 8 supply stations

- 3 enterprises for the production of bread

- 4 pharmacies

- 2 social centres

- 1 orphanage

- 24 businesses

- 10 restaurants

Indirect beneficiaries:

About 500.000 people residing in the area of Kahale


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