More than USD 20 billion worth of projects to develop the water and energy sectors in Lebanon
The trend in Lebanon’s energy sector is towards foreign investment and partnerships with the private sector to develop and supplement the output of national institutions, in parallel with the government's financial support.
Investment opportunities are plentiful with more than USD 20 billion worth of projects planned or underway in the country’s Water and Electricity sectors, including:
- USD 4.5 billion for electricity development plan
- USD 9 billion for sewage plants
- USD 9 billion for water projects
In addition, recently discovered natural gas reserves in Lebanese territorial waters off the country’s southern coast present interesting exploitation prospects.