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May 12, 2020

 

IPT Energy Center (IPTEC) took part of Berytech's webinar on the "Challenges and Opportunities in the Energy/Transport sector" on May 12. as part of Clean Technology Learning Series.

The webinar hosted Aya Issa, from IPTEC and Rani Al Achkar from LCEC (The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation), as part of Berytech's Clean Technology Learning Series. This webinar series came after the success of the first five webinars, organized by Berytech under the Cleanergy Program and co-funded by The Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Aya Issa, member of IPTEC and Group Projects Coordinator at IPT, started her session by explaining the effective role that IPTEC has played since its inception in 2013 in promoting energy conservation and efficiency, as well as highlighting the need to move towards cleaner, alternative renewable energy solutions. She stated the major milestones achieved by IPTEC, the CSR arm of IPT. 

On the topic of the challenges of the energy and transport sector, Aya discussed the new landscape imposed by the global pandemic on the energy transition. The world, and especially Lebanon, is facing unprecedented challenges, from supply chain disruptions, to weaker global investments that aim to reduce emissions, and a shift in priorities of governments that will be working towards an economic recovery. Read more