jordan

December 12, 2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a US$22 million loan for a 50MW solar PV project being developed by Acwa Power in the Risha region of Jordan.
November 14, 2017
Jordan has officially switched on the largest PV project ever to be developed in a refugee camp, with Reuters reporting that the 12.9MW project will provide renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians.
October 25, 2017
Saudi Arabia has announced a US$500 billion investment for an industrial and business zone spanning 26,000 square km (10,230 square miles) over three countries, to be fully powered by solar energy and wind power.
July 28, 2017
Switzerland-based electric power company ABB will provide its central inverters for two PV projects totaling 102MW in Jordan.
May 18, 2017
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, officially switched on the first PV system responsible for powering a refugee camp in Azraq, Jordan.
April 3, 2017
ACWA Power has broken ground on the 72MW Noor Ouarzazate IV plant – the first phase of the Noor Solar Plan, which aims to develop 2GW of solar by 2020.
March 29, 2017
Saudi Arabian power engineering firm ACWA Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 61.3MW solar plant in eastern Jordan, which it claims has the lowest PV tariff in the country to date.
March 28, 2017
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has closed US$180 million of financing for two PV projects in northern Jordan.
March 16, 2017
ET Solutions, a subsidiary of ET Energy, announced Wednesday that it has started construction on a 60.9MW solar power project in Jordan for ACWA Power — a Saudi-based independent power producer.
February 16, 2017
The MENA region has a solar PV pipeline of 4,050MW for this year, according to a new report by the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA).

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