Jordan's energy minister Hala Zawati has laid the foundation stone for a 52MW solar project being developed by a consortium between US-based firm AES Corporation, Japan's Mitsui and Qatar's Nebras Power, in Al-Madounah, East Amman.
Remote mines, cement factories and shopping malls are a major catalyst for commercial and industrial (C&I) PV in Africa. A new survey from consultancy THEnergy aims to capture the progress so far and the scale of the opportunity to come. The firm's managing director Dr Thomas Hillig explains more, including how you can help assist the work.
Wärtsila has signed off on an EPC contract that will see the company provide services for a 52MW PV project in Jordan. The installation is owned by AM Solar BV/Jordan — a joint venture between AES Jordan and Mitsui & Co.
Finnish energy solutions company Wärtsilä is set to supply a 15MW solar plant to Essakane Solar in Burkina Faso. The PV project will be developed next to the 55MW Wärtsilä power plant, which is currently running on oil.