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Jordan relies on renewable sources of energy

Approximately 10% of Jordan’s Energy capacity is planned to be translated into “green” energy by 2020, according to Information Resource Oil Price.

“The development of renewable sources plays a more and more important for Jordan,” – said the electronic edition, noting that the National Corporation National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) began to suffer losses on the background of turbulence in the hydrocarbon feedstock prices.

According to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan (MEMR), 97% fuel and energy sector needs to engage in import, accounting for about 18% of GDP.

Today, however, Jordan has decided to focus on creating their own so-called “green corridor” – this program is designed to reduce the country’s dependence on oil and gas, and it is planned that this will happen by increasing the power sector, wind energy and solar energy.

As the newspaper notes, in Jordan’s 330 days of sunshine a year, the government has already signed a number of documents that will govern the development of alternative energy in the country until 2018.

“We plan to reach the capacity of 1000 MW of renewable power,” – said the representative of the local media earlier MEMR Heydar Gammez.

According to him, “for the past six years, the price of photovoltaic solar cells have fallen by 60-70%. The cost of the wind turbine is also reduced. With the change in public policy, a new direction will have more room for development. “

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to really big plans. Given the pace at which leaves the country in the use of alternative energy sources, Jordan will soon become a beautiful sunny valley. At least, it follows from a statement posted on the official authorities of the country page on Twitter.

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