Sign the Green Pledge The Green Business Handbook
Energy Providers

Some Lebanese companies and organizations have already passed the green light. Here are some examples:

  • Committed to an internal environmental policy and strategy
  • Provides Green Power online UPS systems (Highest efficiency in the market, certified by TUV, for maximum energy savings)
  • Flywheels for clean energy storage as a replacement to classical sealed lead acid batteries
  • Servo-controlled stabilizers, inverters, rectifiers with high efficiency for energy savings
  • Off-grid photovoltaic systems for green backup-power
  • Grid-connected photovoltaic systems for green electrical generation and energy bill savings
  • Special photovoltaic for roofs and facades of "Green Buildings" (opaque and transparent photovoltaic glass/windows)
  • Innovative speed-bumps that generate renewable green energy
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  • Imports gasoline products from European sources with specifications exceeding local requirements and sold with no additional charges, ensuring quality petroleum products with minimal environmental impact
  • Launched an awareness campaign in 2011 entitled "HYPCO...Think Beyond" emphasizing the low sulfur content in its gasoline products
  • While the Lebanese specifications allow sulfur content in gasoline to reach 500ppm (part per million), Hypco is importing gasoline with sulfur content that decreases it by 50 times less
  • Engine Performance: Providing generators powered by the most efficient engines with considerate fuel consumption and high technology in order to reduce the environmental harm
  • Environmental Oil Filters: The oil filter shall extend oil life and significantly increase the “oil change interval” and resulting less waste
  • Environmental catalytic convertor: Equipping our generators with emissions control devices that are responsible of eliminating all toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust smoke
  • Hybrid Power: We have installed wind and solar power solution in order to feed power to our factory and offices
  • Focus on Hybrid Solutions: Development of hybrid solutions  for commercial industrial and residential applications
  • Low fuel consumption solutions: Development and implementation of low fuel consumption solutions
  • Internal Recycling Program: Recycling efforts throughout the company by implementing in house recycling bins for the offices and the factory
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: Working with the Ministry of Environment on greenhouse gas emissions
  • Low consumption lighting and water saving: Use of LED lights in offices and factory to reduce energy consumption. In addition to continuously promoting and encouraging staff to be cautious of energy and water use
  • Standard e-mail banner: Standardized the E-mail banner “METS Energy encourages you to take a green step today, Please think well before you print”
  • Recycling scrap metal: Reuse of scrap metal
  • Environmental policies and strategy: Committed to an internal environmental policy and strategy
  • Environmental NGOs: Supports NGOs and projects that include planting trees in the mountains of Lebanon, cleaning beaches, saving the heritage of Beirut's old buildings and green areas
  • INK toner cartridge: Using remanufactured INK toner cartridge
  • Smoking Free: Became a smoke-free environment
  • Solar: Grid-connected photovoltaic systems for green electrical generation and energy bill savings
  • Lubricants: Promote lubricants from European sources with specifications exceeding



  • Replaced all Diesel Generators in our facilities (offices and showrooms) with Energy Saving and Green EPS equipments that use less batteries and provide higher efficiency. This initiative has to large extent reduced our CO2 emission footprint and therefore its impact on the environment
  • Replaced all legacy lighting with efficient LED based equipment to reduce both load and pollution usually generated by lights and electricity
  • Fully replaced paper based invoicing and archiving with an electronic documentation and management system
  • Launched a Proof of Concept project with the Ministry of Telecommunications and Touch Lebanon in collaboration with the Industrial Research Institute to provide scientific analysis and evidence to our research since 2013 for reducing the mobile operators’ Diesel Generators oil and fuel consumptions and minimize their CO2 emission footprint through the introduction of our ultimate oil and fuel filtration systems and techniques that eliminate up to 90% of waste oil disposal, filters elements replacements and disposal, and reduces maintenance and service cost by up to 90% while contributing to more than 15% of fuel savings. This initiative is now being offered to the public at affordable cost in order to minimize the impact of Diesel Generators on the environment as well as on our health.
  • Import, distribute, install and maintain Green EPS, Interactive, and Online UPS systems with intelligent energy saving techniques
  • Import, distribute, install and maintain Photovoltaic (PV) and Wind Turbine systems and, promote and encourage the use of such alternative energy sources



  • Installed two big bins for plastic and cans where people can drop off their recyclables, in partnership with Arcenciel
  • Waste Oil Collection and Processing Based on the request of customers, MEDCO offers a waste oil collection service. After collection, the oil is carefully stored and reused in MEDCO’s premises to heat fuel products

  • At our convenience stores:
  • Biodegradable bags
  • Reusable bags
  • Smoke-free environment

  • At our offices:
  • Double sided printing
  • Environmentally-friendly eco-labeled paper
  • We encourage our customers not to print their invoices by sending them e-invoices, our 2015-2018 goal is to have 0% printed invoice at our premises

  • Recycling Education: In 2011, MEDCO organized an activity with school students in collaboration with “Ana ma Bkeb” in which they drew “recycling-related” drawings. The drawings were later printed on biodegradable bags and distributed to MEDCO’s customers

  • Environmental Awareness Campaigns:
  • MEDCO took part of the green festival on June 5, 6 and 7 at Beirut waterfront. The green festival is a zero waste event
  • Medco took part of Earth hour Lebanon 2015 at Pavillon Royal and encouraged Lebanese citizens to turn off their lights to show their support and love to Mother Earth



  • Environmental Impact: Our concern for the environment, our love for nature and our passionate beliefs have guided us through various types of project to lessen the impact on the environment, every successful project that we deliver is considered as a positive environmental impact

  • Environmental Footprint Reduction: As a part of our commitment to a more sustainable green community and by providing green solutions we were able to make a reduction on the carbon footprint, we save daily thousands of liters of fuel, grid usage, and wastage of power

  • Green Loans: Supporting the eco-friendly projects in Lebanon for companies and private individuals through the Green NEEREA fund loan with the collaboration with the UNDP, MOE and the Lebanese Central Bank

  • Waste Management and Recycling
  • A number of our environmental programs focus on reducing waste generated by our operations, we are always looking for ways to eliminate, reuse or recycle potential waste on a regular basis
  • We believe in sustainability and conservation, which is reflected in our work and overall policy. Our methodology includes minimizing waste during construction and installation. The waste that does accrue is disposed properly according to international standards

  • Green Office Strategies and Initiatives 
  • We insure to Purchase recycled paper and green office stationary as much as possible
  • Setup a printer friendly email signature for all staff: “Save a tree don’t print this e-mail unless it’s really necessary”
  • Encourage staff to use scrap paper for internal notes by giving each staff member a scrap paper box in their desk 
  • Encourage staff to implement default double sided printing 
  • Replacement of incandescent lights with energy saving lights LEDs in all our offices and warehouses 
  • Distributed around 200 cedar trees that were planted all over Lebanon as the Company giveaways
  • Installed energy saving devices on all our office air-conditioners which is reducing 30% of the energy consumption 
  • Automatic Sleeping mode on all our printers to reduce energy consumption and we always ensure to shut down all the electrical devices during out of office  hours
  • Posting of environmental/green related articles and news on our Facebook page
  • Staff business cards are all made of recycled paper

  • Events, Memberships and Educational Support
  • Participating in the earth hour every year as a contribution in creating a sustainable world
  • Organizing a yearly outdoor Earth Day celebration with our employees, clients and friends 
  • A member of the WEC (World Energy Council)
  • Internship programs for top universities in Lebanon
  • Supporting educational projects by Providing promotional materials/products for LGBC " The Green Demo Room project " among other educational events



  • Design, supply and install solar PV systems for residential, industrial and commercial applications all over Lebanon
  • More than 500 kWp of solar PV systems installed, which will result in a total of around 757 MWh/year of energy production and reduction of around 593.91 ktons of CO2 emissions per year
  • Organized several workshops, presentations and awareness campaigns in different villages in Lebanon to introduce people to the benefits of green initiatives and renewable energy projects and positive environmental impact
  • Encourage people to adopt eco-friendly projects through green NEEREA loans (supported by Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, LCEC and BDL)
  • Installed VRF air conditioning system with inverter technology in our offices. This technology results with lower energy consumption as compared to standard air conditioning
  • Our Beirut and Batroun offices are partially powered through a back-up solar PV system 
  • Replaced incandescent lights in our offices and warehouses by LED lighting 
  • Placed boxes for paper recycling under all desks and near printers in all of our offices for the last 20 years at least
  • Encourage staff to use scratch papers for notes and unofficial print-outs, same here
  • Plan for 2017: have our Hraicheh warehouse completely autonomous on a solar PV system



  • Our office is self-sufficient in Energy, or is Carbon neutral. We produce all the electricity we consume
  • Helped several local industries to conserve energy, and help the environment. Case studies include: Plastic Recycling, Wheat Mill, and Wood Processing
  • Advocate actively the conservation of energy: we have toured municipalities all over Lebanon in 2012 with a truck demonstrating the use of renewable energy and energy saving equipment. We continue this effort by organizing seminars, demonstration at public and private venue to enrich awareness
  • Help farmers better utilize available water for irrigation, case studies are available in the bekaa
  • Cut down the use of paper and printing at the office by realigning most of our processes to electronic only, including our offers, proposals, documentation to customers, and so on
  • Planted the roof top of the office building to add greener scene to our neighborhood
  • Added solar street lights with backup to the street surrounding our office building, to improve lighting at night



  • Provides integrative and innovative technologies and services that enable owners, facility managers, real estate managers and occupants to optimize energy efficiency and comfort, all the while reducing operating costs
  • Pioneers in smart solutions for the Internet of Things. Its goal is to develop systems helping private and public sectors reducing their energy related expenses and pursuing new top-line growth opportunities

  • Our Solutions are:
  • Automation and Control Systems
  • Energy Management Systems and sub-metering
  • Intelligent LED Lighting Solutions
  • Lighting Control
  • Renewable energy
  • Sustainable agriculture
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