According to a report published on the ministry’s website, renewable sources contribute to 11% of the country’s total energy needs at present, a hike of 1% over corresponding 2014 figures.
The 17-megawatt build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) wheeling agreement will provide Carrefour stores located in Amman, Zarqa, Madaba and Al-Salt with 29 gigawatt-hours of clean energy in the first year of operation, meeting 100% of the retailer’s electricity needs in those areas
The Al Husainiyah project is sponsored by AMEA Power, as the lead developer and majority owner (70%) and Jordan-based Philadelphia Solar (30%)
It is capable of operating at over 51% combined cycle efficiency, leading to lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions per megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity generated
The ARWF 86.1MW wind project located in South Jordan completes construction and enters commercial operation. It will serve the average annual electricity needs of more than 53,000 households
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