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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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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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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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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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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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World Bank supporting solar energy projects in Jordan

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group, is backing the development, construction and operation of four solar power projects in Jordan, adding 50 megawatts of clean, renewable energy generation capacity to the country’s grid.   The plants in Maan and Mafraq benefit from … Continue reading World Bank supporting solar energy projects in Jordan

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Photovoltaic solar power launched in Jordan

A major solar power venture has got underway in Jordan’s southern governorate of Ma’an with investments totaling $170 million and targeted electricity output of 52.5 megawatts. Shams Ma’an Power Generation PSC, the company which will carry the project, launched the construction phase of the electricity generation venture which will use photovoltaic cells. The venture is … Continue reading Photovoltaic solar power launched in Jordan

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Amman Academy shines with SunPower photovoltaic solar power system

With a 412-kilowatt high efficiency SunPower solar power system installed on its rooftop earlier this year, Amman Academy in Jordan estimates it is now powering approximately 70 percent of its operations with emission-free solar energy. “Solar power makes sense for schools because it allows them to allocate more budget to academic and enrichment programs for … Continue reading Amman Academy shines with SunPower photovoltaic solar power system

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Solar energy in Jordan: 15 companies to submit bids for $150m solar power plant

The companies include First Solar Electric LLC; Spain’s Elecnor S.A.; SunEdison Italia Construction S.r.l; China Gezhouba Group International Engineering Co. LTD; Dongfang Electric International Corporation; Isolux Ingenieria and Guangdong Power Engineering Corporation of China Energy Engineering Group Co. LTD; and Zhuhai Singyes Green Building Technology Co. Ltd, according to a list posted on the ministry’s … Continue reading Solar energy in Jordan: 15 companies to submit bids for $150m solar power plant

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Jordan awards 200 MW renewable energy projects, wind power and photovoltaic

Jordan has awarded a total of 200 megawatts (MW) to project developers, including a 52.5MW solar photovoltaic project, as part of its first renewable energy tender, according to a report. The power purchased agreement for the 52.5MW Shams Ma’an project was signed between the project developers and the National Electric Power Company (Nepco) of Jordan, … Continue reading Jordan awards 200 MW renewable energy projects, wind power and photovoltaic

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Trina Solar wins solar power contract in Jordan for 10-MW photovoltaic plant

Trina Solar Limited has signed a contract with Shamsuna Power Company for the development of a 10-megawatt (MW) solar farm, Shamsuna Solar Project, in Aqaba, Jordan. Per the agreement, the company will initially provide design and construction support for the project. Upon completion, Trina Solar will also operate and maintain the solar farm under a … Continue reading Trina Solar wins solar power contract in Jordan for 10-MW photovoltaic plant

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Gamesa will supply 33 wind turbines at a wind power in Jordan being developed by Elecnor

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has signed its first contract in Jordan, where the company will supply 66 MW to Elecnor. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will install 33 of its G97-2.0 MW turbines at the Maan wind farm being built by Elecnor in the south of Jordan for the … Continue reading Gamesa will supply 33 wind turbines at a wind power in Jordan being developed by Elecnor

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World Bank funds solar power (photovoltaic) in Jordan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced this Wednesday (15th) the approval of a US$ 207.5 million loan package for the construction of seven photovoltaic plants in Jordan. The IFC is the World Bank’s private sector arm. According to an IFC press release, the full project, which provides for the building of 12 plants, will … Continue reading World Bank funds solar power (photovoltaic) in Jordan

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Elecnor to build a 65-75 megawatt wind power plant in Jordan

The wind farm includes the installation of 33 wind turbines with a rated power of 2 megawatts each from the Spanish company Gamesa. It is expected to produce more than 150 megawatt hours of clean electricity per year.   Jordan on Thursday awarded a contract to Spanish engineering firm Elecnor to build a 65-75 megawatt … Continue reading Elecnor to build a 65-75 megawatt wind power plant in Jordan

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Masdar targets North African wind energy projects

The Mubadala Development unit is already one of three investors in the Middle East’s first utility-scale wind power project in Jordan. Siemens, one of the world’s biggest players in wind energy, says the cost of producing wind power in the United States has fallen 43 per cent since 2008, while the power generated per turbine … Continue reading Masdar targets North African wind energy projects

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Elecnor selected to build wind farm in Jordan

Jordan will sign an agreement with Spain’s Elecnor this month to build a $150 million wind-operated power plant in the southern city of Maan, according to Energy Minister Mohammad Hamed. The 75-megawatt power plant will be funded by a grant from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and is expected to be connected to the … Continue reading Elecnor selected to build wind farm in Jordan

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