Strengthening Low Carbon Energy Island Strategies (LCEI) project conducted the 9th Energy Efficiency Awareness Workshop in GA. Nilandhoo on 11th July 2018. 34 students from grade 8, 9, 10 and 11 of Nilandhoo School, GA. Nilandhoo participated in the workshop.
The workshop was inaugurated by the Principal of Nilandhoo School Ms Khadheeja Ibrahim.
Officials from LCEI Project Management Unit, Energy Department and Climate Change Department facilitated the workshop.
In the workshop, information was given on climate change, energy efficiency, ways to be more energy efficient, how to conserve energy and importance of energy efficiency in building design to reduce GHG emissions. Exercises were conducted to provide knowledge on electrical Nameplate reading and Electric bill reading.
At the closing ceremony of the workshop, certificates were distributed by the President of the Nilandhoo council, Mr. Nasih Ibrahim. Addressing the participants of the workshop, Mr. Nasih requested to advocate and aware the island community on energy efficiency for the betterment of the island.
The Project “Strengthening Low Carbon Energy Island Strategies Project (LCEI)” aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through energy efficiency in the building sector. It is designed with a goal of market transformation for energy efficient technologies in buildings and the built environment in the Maldives; and promotion of energy efficiency investments in buildings.
LCEI Project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and executed by the MEE with implementation support from UN Environment.