INTEGRATION OF AN AUTONOMOUS STREET LIGHTING SYSTEM
IN THE RURAL AREA OF HALBA, AKKAR, NORTH LEBANON
The INARA project is intended to provide Halba with solar street lights in order to afford to citizens in one of the upmost deprived cities in Lebanon, one of their basic needs for a normal life which is “Light”. The Electricity outage can reach up to 18 hours per day. The project will tend to involve the local community in the use and upkeep of the systems and in conducting training actions on renewable energy solutions.
Global Objective: Empower Halba Municipality to use renewable energy and improve the Quality of life of Citizens.
- Implement policies; provide a decentralized (off- grid mode) source of street lighting and save energy.
- Using renewable energy as a pilot project in a country where the sun is omnipresent.
- Enhance public awareness and involve users/local community and encourage PPP.
- Installation up to 300 unit of solar street lights
- Ensuring lightened street in Halba
- Saving Energy to be used for other community needs
- Increasing working hours in the city
- Guide with the project results and solar street mapping in Akkar
- Cost of the project : 999 000 Euros
- European Union : 799 200 Euros (80%)
- Halba municipality : 38 960 Euros (3.9%)
- BIAT / NGO : 116 840 Euros (11.7%)
- Spanish Association / NGO : 44 000 Euros (4.4%)
- Duration of realization of the project INARA: 36 months
- Mr. Said Charif El-Halabi | Mayor of Halba municipality | E: email@example.com | P: +961 344 68 88
- Mr. Mohamad Chamsine | Project coordinator | E: firstname.lastname@example.org | P: +961 354 28 88