FOSTEr in MED final conference in Cagliari

The final conference of Foster MED project funded by the ENPI CBC MED was held at the auditorium of Engineering and Architecture Department of Cagliari University.

The event was opened by Antonello Sanna, Director of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Architecture (DICAAR) of Cagliari University and Project Scientific Coordinator, Corrado Zoppi President of Engineering and Architecture Faculty, Maria Grazia Piras Industry Councillor, and Luca Palazzo from the Joint Technical Secretariat of ENPI CBC MED Programme.

During the event, project representatives illustrated the 5 Building Integrated Photovoltaic pilot projects implemented in Cagliari (Italy), Alexandria (Egypt), Beirut (Lebanon), Tunis (Tunisia ), Aqaba (Jordan)

As partner of the project in Lebanon , IRI team represented by Mr Naji Abi Zeid , Ms Rola Sleiman and Drs Talal Salem and Elias Kinab , under the management of the Centre for Innovation and Technology ( CIT) presented the pilot project implemented at IRI building in Hadat, Lebanon , which consists in the integration of a photovoltaic system of 29.4 kWp, contributing with 36 MWh /Year to the energy needs of the building. As practical demonstration of integration, the pilots aim to encourage the use of solar photovoltaic technologies by replicating the activity in new contexts. On this point, in the three years of implementation, the project included awareness campaigns dedicated to citizens, students and local administrators and training courses dedicated to engineers, architects and installers (SMEs)

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