THE UNITED Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced it will give Lebanon a US$3.4 million grant to finance a new initiative aimed at boosting renewable energy generation, as well as increasing energy efficiency and environmental protection in this eastern Mediterranean country.

The funding will help the Lebanon reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, conserve energy and cut power costs for the public sector, businesses and households alike.

Notably, it will pay for the installation of solar power equipment and the ...

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