Patronage of Hebron Governor "Dr.Hussein Al-Araj".
The Patients Friends Society- Al Ahli Hospital
Organized the Conference titled "Launching The Wind
Energy Project at AL-Ahli Hospital", with the
presence of The European Commission Representative
in Jerusalem "Mr. Christian Berger", and the
representatives of the local community organizations
and the project partners from the University of
TWENTE in the Netherlands.
The Ahli Hospital
Wind Energy Project (AWEP) is an EU funded Project,
and is officially launched during this Ceremony. The
project which lasts 3 years aims to supply the
hospital with more than 40% of the Hospital needs of
power. The EU contribution to this project is EUR
1,3 million equivalent to 80% of the total cost.
conference included a 2 workshop sessions, the first
session was organized under the title " Renewable
energy Facts" and presented by Dr. Joy Clancy –
Project Partner-, Dr. Imad Khatib – Project
Associate- and Eng. A, Sheikh – Project Associate.
The sessions tackled the most important issues in
the renewable energy stream like the renewable
energy management and applications.
The second session
titled '' Wind Energy Potentials in Palestine"
discussed the renewable energy potentials in
Palestine through the presentations of Dr. Imad
Ibrik, the project consultant, and Dr, Giles Stacy –
Project Partners-. The presentations addressed the
future of Renewable Energy in Palestine and the
possibilities for the development of this sector .
Finally the Project
Manager of the project Eng.Alaa zughayer provided
the audience an explanation and information session
about the Re-Granting activity which includes a
grants0020that will distributed through the project
to the interested institutions of renewable energy
which is a part of the project plan and expected to
be launched by mid 2009..