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Exclusive: New 50 MW university PV project to be built in Jordan

pv magazine has learned that construction will begin in 2016 on a new 50 MW solar PV plant at the Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, in Jordan. The project will use Yingli modules and ABB inverters, and is a further indication of the increasingly dynamic PV sector in Jordan.

What’s next for Jordan’s solar PV sector?

Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has this week published an official announcement about the installation of a new 200 MW PV plant in Jordan. pv magazine expands on the news and looks at the implications for the Jordanian solar market.

Jordan’s net metering expands into rural areas

Jordan has designed an effective net metering scheme that is now about to expand into rural areas. Net metering installations are projected to double at the end of 2015.

PV plans abound, but Jordan can’t rest on its laurels

News of solar PV plans in Jordan is coming in fast and thick on the back of announcements last week that projects totaling 200 MW had been tendered at record low prices. The country appears to be gearing up for its day in the sun, but it can’t afford to rest on its laurels, with the fossil fuel industries still lobbying heavily.

Update: Jordan’s unveils successful bids under second tender

The successful bidders under Jordan’s second 200 MW PV tender round have been announced. Two from Saudi Arabia have generated hopes for a spillover of the uplifting solar mood to the nearby Arab state.

Jordan’s second PV tender leads to record low tariffs

Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has chosen the winners of its second tender round. Overall, four 50 MW PV plants have been selected at record low tariffs, serving to highlight increased efficiencies, falling equipment costs and grid parity advances in the PV industry.

Jordan’s Science and Technology University tenders 5 MW of PV

Jordan’s University of Science and Technology is currently tendering the engineering, procurement and construction of a 5 MW solar PV plant on its premises in the city of Irbid. Apart from Jordan’s universities, where the installation of solar PV has emerged as a trend, the technology is also gaining ground among other educational and cultural insitutions, including schools and museums.

Jordan’s universities install solar

pv magazine has learned the Hashemite University is soon going to announce the winner of its tender for a 5 MW solar PV park at its premises in the city of Zarqa in northeast Jordan. The solar installation represents an overall trend in the country, where an increasing number of educational institutions are embracing PV.

Jordan’s round two tender applicants announced

Jordan has impressed with its commitment to include a sizeable amount of solar PV power in its energy mix. The country aims to generate 10% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, including 600 MW of installed solar PV.

Jordan’s rooftop PV sector thriving 

Jordan leads Arab world in utility-scale solar PV installations with many large solar farms expected to go online in 2015. Residential and commercial rooftop sectors are also kick-starting the thriving solar sector.

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