Roads will have to be widened in sparsely populated north Lebanon to allow for the transportation of the turbines. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP
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Energy minister inks contractsEnergy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil this week signed the first public-private partnership agreement for the energy sector with three Lebanese companies to establish wind farms in the northeastern Akkar region. Each company will be responsible for one wind farm.The ministry and LCEC are hoping that by 2020, 12 percent of Lebanon's energy will be renewable and generated through wind farms.Additionally, the wind farms will represent a $250 million to $300 million investment in Lebanon, according to Khoury, and create jobs, although an exact number for expected job creation has not been put forward.
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