Supplying and Saving Energy in the City of Bani Suhaila

Thematic objective: B.4 Environmental protection, climate change adaptation and mitigation
Priority: Priority B.4.3 Support cost-effective and innovative energy rehabilitations relevant to building types and climatic zones, with a focus on public buildings
Brief description of the project: Gaza Strip suffers from the continuous shortage of electricity due to the insufficiency of fuel quantity reached to Palestinian which provides Gaza Strip with around 50% of its electricity needs. This situation led to repeated power cut-off of around 12 hours a day.The city of Bani Suhaila is located on the south of Gaza strip twenty 20 Km to the south of Gaza city. The city is about 90 m above the sea level Bani Suhaila has a population of around 45,000 inhabitants and an area of )76.62) Km2.Municipality of Bani Suhaila has thought of solar energy to substitute the power shortage and power its demanding facilities like its Streets around the municipal building by using LED, municipal events hall, houses of citizens. Providing the municipality of Bani Suhaila and its facilities with solar energy using photoelectric panels where they will be installed nearly of the municipality building. The land has 36 Denum and its influence of the Bani suhaila.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: Providing an alternative and backup system in case of power cutoff. Reducing the emission of polluting gases and limiting air pollution. Establishing a lighting system that works automatically and manually on need for lighting Bani Suhaila municipal building and its public facilities.Accomplishing the municipal duties including official citizen related services by the municipal staff without delay.Rationalizing consumption of electricity through the use of new equipment and new mechanisms.
Expected results: The project in its two parts maintains the environment from emission of harmful gases by using solar energy. Upon the success of the project would be a step towards the application of such a model to other municipalities and public institution in Gaza Strip and the region. The use of LED lanterns lighting type enhances the attitude of conservation among the citizens which will be reflected positively on all aspects of their lives and their use of energy.
Partners already involved: NA
Partners searched: Looking for partner
Total estimated budget: 1,300,000
First name: Mohammed
Last name: AL-Brim
Name of the organisation: Bani Suhaila Municipality
Type of organisation: Local or regional public administration
City: Bani-Suhaila
Country: Palestine
Phone number: 00970599994104
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