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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.

Jordan’s solar tender bears fruit

Interest in the MENA country’s burgeoning solar PV sector attracts Japanese finance as modest plans unveiled.

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Jordan’s next round of large-scale project applications set to begin

The Jordanian government is accepting proposals for large-scale solar and wind projects. The country’s solar PV market, focused primarily on utility-scale projects larger than 1 MW, is expecting modest growth.

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