The Applied Research Institute (ARIJ) conducted an awareness campaign to local authorities of Ramallah, Jerusalem and Jericho Governorate’s main municipalities and village councils about how to develop and implement sustainable energy efficiency practices and renewable demonstration actions. Representatives of 15 municipalities attended the campaign and village councils fromthe three governorates, in addition to representatives from the Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority (PENRA) attended the campaign. The total number of participants was 22.

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The main objective of the social awareness campaign was to increase the knowledge and awareness of the local authorities in Ramallah, Jerusalem and Jericho Governorates in the fields of energy savings, energy efficiency, energy management and technicalities. In addition, the campaign aimed to give the local authorities a detailed presentation about the renewable energy law in Palestine, its main regulations and advantages that will help them on implementing solar energy project on their municipalities.