January 10, 2018 - Beirut, Lebanon
ECOsys, an ITG company, and a provider of world-class renewable energy and power solutions, implemented a solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the Ministry of Energy & Water. The solar system covered the rooftop of the Ministry’s building in Corniche Al Nahr, with a total capacity of 135.3 kWp.
The Ministry of Energy & Water, represented by the Lebanese Center of Energy Conservation (LCEC), is the leading supporter of renewable energy projects in Lebanon that encourages and incentivizes the private sector in adopting renewable energy.
Rani Al Achkar, Director of Engineering and Planning at LCEC, stated that “the main objective of this project was to showcase a Ministry that leads by example and to set a path for sustainability in public buildings in Lebanon, as it’s a first in 10 solar PV projects in public buildings initiated by the Ministry of Energy and Water and implemented by LCEC.”
The system is fully operational since the beginning of January, and is expected to produce 198.891 MWh of energy yearly, leading to a total saving of 130.16 tons of CO2 per year.
The implementation was done by ECOsys team which consists of 20 engineers and technicians. “The work done during the bidding phase was very interesting and challenging as the project required a lot of optimization in order to meet the client’s requirements. Now that the drawings were turned into reality, we are very proud and satisfied with the results” said Mira Attieh, Senior Pre-sales Consultant at ECOsys. The main challenge of the project was to esthetically design and integrate the PV system within the existing crammed rooftop of 830 m2 surface area, which led the team to combine two different types of mounting structures to fit the total requested capacity.
About the Ministry of Energy & Water
The Ministry of Energy & Water supervises the power and water sector in Lebanon, addressing the issues of water, electricity, oil, minerals, mining and extracting.
For more info: www.energyandwater.gov.lb
ECOsys, an ITG company, is a provider of world-class renewable energy & power solutions, for corporate, government institutions and homes. Our offering includes: Solar Photovoltaic solutions, Hybrid energy solutions, and Wind solutions, and the related electronic components.
In addition, ECOsys offers Direct Current (DC) Telco power solutions as well as industrial batteries for reserve power.
For more info: www.ecosys.com.lb
Information Technology Group (ITG) is a Lebanese holding company. We combine an array of autonomous affiliates dedicated to providing a large portfolio of solutions and services in the MENA region, in the areas of hardware, system software, and application software, in addition to building automation and office solutions.
Strong with our proven track-record and solid partnerships with leaders in the ICT industry, we can offer the full spectrum of solutions to most businesses, ranging from office furniture to the full-fledged data center, in addition to Cloud-based services.
ITG derives additional strength and reach thanks to its affiliation with the HOLCOM group of companies which has a 50 year history in diligently serving clients in the EMEA region with its 5,700 professionals.
For more info: www.itgholding.com