Francisco Serrano. Oct. 6, 2023

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In Lebanon’s major cities and rural residencies, rooftop solar panels have been multiplying as businesses and households invest to secure their electricity supply. By mid-2023, Lebanon’s installed solar capacity surpassed 1,000MW compared to 90MW  installed over 2010-2020. Years of mismanagement and a deep economic crisis have bankrupted the state, leading to the collapse of state utility Electricité du Liban (EDL). Failing electricity supply from the state has left many Lebanese depending on expensive private generators. ….