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Expert: Conventional Oil Complements Renewable Energy

Oil and gas exploration in Lebanon will not have a negative impact

on renewable energy but on the contrary it will contribute to its development, said Pierre

Khoury director of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation.

“Whether oil and gas in Lebanon is explored today or after 10 years, it will have a positive

impact on renewable energy because money generated from the sector would be invested in

supporting renewable energy sources,” he told The Daily Star.

His comments came ahead of the Beirut Energy Forum which will be held on Sept. 9 at Le

Royal Hotel in Beirut to discuss challenges and solutions to the MENA's energy sector, with

special focus on potential regional projects........continue reading

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