Jordan

UN launches tender for 3.5 MW solar project to supply Palestinian refugee camps

Planned wheeling station will be backed to the tune of up to $8.5m by a private equity fund and is expected to be operational by July next year.

103 MW solar plant comes online in Jordan

The 103 MW Quweira solar PV project – currently the country’s largest – is owned by the Jordanian Government and was funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD).

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Jordan mulls 35% domestic content requirement for solar

A proposal to make domestic content requirement mandatory for solar PV energy projects is currently being discussed by the Jordanian Parliament.

Latest 200 MW Jordan solar tender attracts 16 technical bids

Companies and consortia from China, Europe, and domestically have lodged technical and financial offers to build four 50 MW solar plants in Jordan’s Maan Development Zone, the government reveals.

Jordan: New policy allows public institutions to build, own 10 MW PV plants

Jordan’s Government has approved a new policy allowing all public institutions in the country to build and own a solar PV plant up to 10 MW. The first to benefit, Mutah University has launched a 10 MW tender.

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Jordan unveils who will participate in 300 MW solar, wind auction

Jordan’s Energy Minister says 45 companies have been selected as finalists to bid for the upcoming 300 MW solar and wind auction. Technical and financial details are to be submitted by the end of March.

Jordan to launch 30 MW storage project

The project is scheduled to come online by mid-2019 and will help the local grid better manage the increasing power generation from wind and solar facilities, which at the end of 2017 had reached a combined capacity of 500 MW.

US government funds $253 million in international solar during 2017

The U.S. government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) increased clean energy financing in 2017, despite the arrival of the Trump Administration and an ongoing investigation.

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Philadelphia Solar secures PPA for 68 MW solar facility in Jordan

The solar module maker expects to reach financial close for the project in the third quarter of this year.

Trump opens the door for specific products, nations to be excluded from tariffs

The U.S. President’s proclamation provides a path for specific products to apply for exemption from tariffs, which had been sought by both SunPower and the government of South Korea. Additionally, imports from a number of developing nations are exempt as long as import levels remain small.

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