Lebanon electricity

Teachers Divided as Strike Leaves Lebanon’s Classrooms Empty

With sun streaming into the rooms and a fresh breeze wafting in from the nearby sea, the small public school of Rmeileh, a 40-minute drive south of Beirut, is filled with children’s chatter. This week, starting January 10, should be the first back to school after a three-week Christmas break but Rmeileh School is one of less than a handful across Lebanon that opened its doors, hindering hundreds of thousands of children’s education.

Electricity Outages Trigger Unprecedented Demand for Solar Power Systems in Lebanon

The constant power outage and the sharp shortage of diesel and fuel oil to operate the private generators is definitely a real nightmare for all Lebanese. But this unpleasant and horrific reality was also a window of opportunity for retail and wholesale solar power system dealers who had seen a remarkable demand from citizens as well as small and medium companies.