Agreement signed to build four solar power stations in Jordan

The project will cost $36.6mln

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Workers install a solar panel in Jiuquan, Gansu province, July 14, 2013. China aims to more than quadruple solar power generating capacity to 35 gigawatts by 2015 in an apparent bid to ease a massive glut in the domestic solar panel industry. Picture taken July 14, 2013.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Workers install a solar panel in Jiuquan, Gansu province, July 14, 2013. China aims to more than quadruple solar power generating capacity to 35 gigawatts by 2015 in an apparent bid to ease a massive glut in the domestic solar panel industry. Picture taken July 14, 2013.

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AMMAN — The Social Security Investment Fund (SSIF) and the coalition between Philadelphia Solar and the Ahmad Badawieh Establishment on Wednesday signed an agreement to build four solar power stations across the Kingdom.

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, SSIF CEO Kholoud Saqqaf said that the project was created as part of the fund’s sustainable development initiatives.

The project will cost JD26 million and will be implemented in phases with a capacity of 20 megawatts.

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