Pierre El Khoury | President
The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation | Lebanon

Pierre El Khoury, President, The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation

Pierre El Khoury is the General Director and President of the Board of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Lebanon’s national energy agency hosted by the Ministry of Energy and Water. El Khoury has been a member of LCEC for 12 years, starting as a UNDP officer and then as a founding member of the LCEC. Throughout his career with LCEC, El Khoury worked on the development of Lebanon’s national energy efficiency and renewable energy action plans, the NEEREA national financing mechanism, and the solar water heaters market strategy. 

El Khoury is Advisor to the Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water since 2009, working on all issues related to sustainable energy. El Khoury is the secretary of the World Energy Council (WEC) Lebanon Committee and is also a Board of Trustees’ member representing Lebanon in the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE). He is the national focal point of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Lebanon. 

El Khoury serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lebanon Green Building Council (LGBC) Arz Rating System, a member of the Advisory Board of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the American University of Beirut (AUB), a member of the Advisory Board of the Electrical Engineering Department at Beirut Arab University (BAU), and a member of the Advisory Board of the AUB Pro-Green Diploma Program. 

El Khoury holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master degree in Engineering Management, both from the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is a member of the Order of Engineers and Architects in Beirut.


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Solar Show MENA 2019 day 2 @ 09:30

International keynote address: Building a clean energy future, today: from technology development to system integration

  • Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy
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Solar Show MENA 2019 day 2 @ 15:30

Presentation: 30% by 2030:Outlining Lebanon’s updated target on renewable energy

  • Sourcing 30% of the nation’s electricity and heat from renewables by 2030
  • Linking the governmental commitment to a detailed and scientific action plan
  • Discussing the country’s focus on a 100MW PV target for 2020
  • Discussing recent tenders making the target achievable
last published: 17/Feb/19 17:25 GMT

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