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Apicorp takes key stake in Jordan wind power project

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp), a multilateral development bank, has announced its first direct equity investment in a wind energy venture, the Tafila Wind Project in Jordan. Apicorp will take a 20% equity stake in the project, being developed by the Jordan Wind Project Company (JWPC). This also marks Apicorp’s first equity investment in … Continue reading Apicorp takes key stake in Jordan wind power project

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Jordan among leading countries in MENA region for wind power production

Jordan was ranked third after Egypt and Morocco in the MENA region in terms of wind energy production during the year 2019, according to a report recently published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). According to the annual report, Jordan”s total wind energy production amounted to 190 megawatts (MW), placing it third in the … Continue reading Jordan among leading countries in MENA region for wind power production

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Wind energy in Jordan, awards Siemens Gamesa contract for 80 MW wind farm

Siemens Gamesa signed an agreement with a Jordanian state-backed power company to operate an 80-megawatt wind power plant, as the kingdom continues to diversify its energy mix. Siemens Gamesa, a Spanish-headquartered engineering firm signed a 10-year power supply agreement with Al Samra Power Company to operate and maintain the wind turbines lant, the kingdom’s official … Continue reading Wind energy in Jordan, awards Siemens Gamesa contract for 80 MW wind farm

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Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

Deputising for Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, Energy Minister Hala Zawati on Tuesday inaugurated the Fujeij Project for wind energy with a capacity of 89 megawatts. The wind farm can produce 24 per cent of the compound wind power connected to the national power grid. The total cost is $180 million, financed by the Korea Electric … Continue reading Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

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Wind energy in Jordan- Six companies shortlisted for wind farm

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has selected six international companies that qualified on the technical basis to implement wind power project tender in the southern region of the Kingdom.The project that is designed to generate electricity at a capacity of 50 megawatts (MW), and it is also part of the third round of … Continue reading Wind energy in Jordan- Six companies shortlisted for wind farm

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Vestas extends wind energy market leadership with fifth EPC wind power project in Jordan

Vestas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 52 MW Abour wind farm in Tafileh, Jordan. The order is placed by Abour Energy Company PSC, the Jordanian SPV owned by Saudi Arabia’s Xenel Industries and Dubai based Amea Power Limited, and includes the supply, transport, installation and commissioning of 15 V136-3.45 … Continue reading Vestas extends wind energy market leadership with fifth EPC wind power project in Jordan

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Vestas secures 52 MW EPC wind energy contract from Jordanian auction

Vestas has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) wind turbines order for the 52 MW Tafila wind farm in Jordan. The order was placed by Daehan Wind Power, a special-purpose company co-invested in by the South Korean utility Korean Southern Power (KOSPO) and Daelim Energy. The contract includes the supply, transport, installation and commissioning … Continue reading Vestas secures 52 MW EPC wind energy contract from Jordanian auction

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Korea Southern Power Co. Breaks Ground for 51MW Wind Power Plant in Jordan

Vestas of Denmark, a manufacturer specializing in wind turbines, participates in the wind farm as an equipment vendor. Korea Southern Power Co. announced on Nov. 9 that the company held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 51MW wind power plant in Amman, Jordan, on Nov. 6 (local time). The project was launched in 2011 at the … Continue reading Korea Southern Power Co. Breaks Ground for 51MW Wind Power Plant in Jordan

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Jordan Inaugurates 50MW Wind Farm

Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati inaugurated Friday a new wind power plant in Tafileh governorate, southwest of Amman, at a total cost of $102 million. During the inauguration ceremony, Zawati said the Ministry has been developing an energy strategy to keep pace with growth in power demand in conjunction with efforts to … Continue reading Jordan Inaugurates 50MW Wind Farm

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IFC Supports New Wind Power Plant in Jordan

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has arranged a pioneering financing package of up to $80 million to fund the construction of a new wind power plant in Jordan, near the town of Tafila, the latest in a series of efforts to boost renewable energy development in the country. The 51.75-megawatt Abour Wind … Continue reading IFC Supports New Wind Power Plant in Jordan

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Elecnor In Consortium With General Electric To Build 100 MW Wind Farm In Jordan

GE, along with consortium partner, construction engineers Elecnor, will also build the site under an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract. Mass Wind is due to be online by the end of 2019. It will be the first Jordanian wind farm to feature GE turbines, and will be the first renewable energy project by Mass … Continue reading Elecnor In Consortium With General Electric To Build 100 MW Wind Farm In Jordan

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GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will provide its latest generation of 3.6-137 wind turbines to Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global, to develop a 100 MW Mass Wind project in the country.  This clean energy project will meet the power requirements of over 150,000 homes and reduce carbon … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

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Vestas receives 45 MW EPC order in Jordan

Vestas has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order for the 45 MW Al Shobak Wind Farm to be located in the Ma’an governorate within the district of Shobak in southern Jordan. The EPC contract includes supply, transport, installation and commissioning of thirteen V136-3.45 MW turbines, specifically designed to optimise energy production in low … Continue reading Vestas receives 45 MW EPC order in Jordan

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Jordan picks finalists for solar, wind power bids

Jordan selected 45 companies including France’s Total SA and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power as finalists to bid for six solar and wind energy power plants with total capacity of 300 megawatts of power. The 31 companies selected for the four solar power plants include Linuo Group, FRV Solar Holdings, ACWA Power, Chint Solar, Total Solar … Continue reading Jordan picks finalists for solar, wind power bids

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EBRD finances 45MW wind farm in Jordan

Continuing to support Jordan’s wind power generation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$ 52 million loan for the construction and operation of a 45 MW wind farm in the Shobak region, 160 km south of the capital, Amman. The loan will be provided to Shobak Wind Energy PSC, a … Continue reading EBRD finances 45MW wind farm in Jordan

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ICD inks deal for 45MW Jordan wind power project

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Shobak Wind Energy have signed facility agreements for a $26 million financing to part fund the construction of a 45 MW wind farm in Jordan near the Shobak town municipality, 160 km south of capital Amman. The balance of the Shariah-compliant senior financing is … Continue reading ICD inks deal for 45MW Jordan wind power project

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KEPCO to add wind power plant in Jordan

South Korea’s state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) on Tuesday broke ground for its first wind power plant in the Middle East. The wind farm in Fujeij located near Amman, Jordan on Monday would be able to generate 89 megawatt of power a year capable of powering 30,000 households. KEPCO won the deal from state-run … Continue reading KEPCO to add wind power plant in Jordan

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Wind power in Jordan: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has via Fujeij Wind Power Company placed a firm and unconditional order for 27 V126-3.3 MW wind turbines to build the Fujeij wind farm in Al Shobak, Governorate of Ma’an, Jordan. In addition to turbine installation and a 20-year full-scope Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement, the Engineering, Procurement … Continue reading Wind power in Jordan: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Gamesa to build its second wind farm in Jordan

Gamesa, in a consortium with Spanish company Elecnor, has been awarded the contract to build an 86-MW wind power plant on a turnkey basis in the region of Maan, in southern Jordan. This contract, placed by Green Watts Renewable Energy Company LLC, a 100% subsidiary of Alcazar Energy, comprises the installation of 41 G114-2.1 MW … Continue reading Gamesa to build its second wind farm in Jordan

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Wind energy in Jordan: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new order from Elecnor for the expansion of the Maan wind farm with the addition of seven new G97-2.0 MW wind turbines (14 MW). This project, which Elecnor is building on a turnkey basis for the Jordan Ministry of Energy (MEMR), is located in … Continue reading Wind energy in Jordan: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

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