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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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Jordan inaugurates $148M wind farm in Maan

Energy Minister Ibrahim Saif on Sunday in Maan inaugurated a wind energy project to generate electricity, funded by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The $148-million project aims at supporting the national economy and developing Maan, and comes in implementation of Royal directives to adopt alternative energy … Continue reading Jordan inaugurates $148M wind farm in Maan

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Jordan launches first wind power plant

King Abdullah II of Jordan launched the country’s first wind power plant with total capacity of 117 megawatts, the state-run Petra news agency reported on Thursday. The wind farm in Tafileh, 180 km southwest of the capital Amman, is expected to produce around 400 gigawatt hours per year. This project is part of the country’s … Continue reading Jordan launches first wind power plant

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Wind energy in Jordan: wind power project commences commercial operations

The National Electric Power Company and Jordan Wind Project Company (JWPC) announced the commencement of commercial operations of the Tafileh Wind Farm, the first and largest utility-scale operational wind farm in the Kingdom.   The announcement was made in a press statement after JWPC, the project’s owner and operator, made the successful connection to the … Continue reading Wind energy in Jordan: wind power project commences commercial operations

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Jordan signs 13 deals to build solar power and wind energy plants

The government announced Tuesday that it signed 13 agreements to build several wind energy and solar power plants with a total capacity of 317 megawatts.   The projects, expected to be operational in 2018, will boost the country’s reliance on renewable energy, Energy Minister Ibrahim Saif said in a statement sent to The Jordan Times. … Continue reading Jordan signs 13 deals to build solar power and wind energy plants

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