Jordan

Jordan relies on importing energy resources to meet its domestic energy demand for fossil fuels. These energy imports account for more than 40% of the country’s budget. Jordan’s total primary consumption is entirely focused on fossil fuels, and its installed capacity is also principally fired on oil and gas. Jordan’s government plans to boost electricity generation capacity from renewable sources to 3.22 GW by 2025.  Jordanian strategy aims to reduce energy consumption by 20% by 2020 and 18% by 2030.

Jordan is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

June 2013, RCREEE launched a brief analysis on “Latest Electricity Price Schemes in RCREEE Member States”. The report analyses household electricity prices in RCREEE 13 member states . Also, it illustrates the step tariff structure used in most member states for segments starting from 1-50 kwh/...
On the 21 st May, 2013, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) has published brief studies on its member states’ renewable energy and energy efficiency market. RCREEE’s thirteen Arab member states were ranked on fixed dimensions that include investments,...
RCREEE is in the process of launching two regional index reports for renewable energy efficiency in the Arab region. In these reports we would like to include pictures/photos of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects from the region in order to promote and raise more awareness about the...
The Energy and Mineral Resources Minister, Alaa Batayneh unveiled government plans for the country’s first private sector renewable energy projects. H.E. announced that negotiations started with two companies; Philadelphia Solar Power Company to establish a 10 MW solar plant, and the local Jordan...
December 3rd, 2012, The third stakeholder consultation workshop for Jordan’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) took place in Amman, Under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Alaa Batayneh, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources & Minister of Transport. The workshop organized by the...
Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt Lead 13 Arab States in Sustainable Energy RCREEE launched the first index to compare and benchmark sustainable energy competitiveness in the Arab region. Beirut, Lebanon – 26 September, 2013 – According to the newly launched Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX), Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan earned the top three ranks in energy efficiency capabilities and progress. In renewable energy Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt held the top three ranks, respectively. Dr. Tareq Emtairah, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) presented index key findings and insights today at Beirut Energy Forum
Cairo, Egypt – 21 st May, 2013 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) has published brief studies on its member states’ renewable energy and energy efficiency market. RCREEE’s thirteen Arab member states were ranked on fixed dimensions that include investments, institutional capacity, electricity pricing, future targets, and policies. The country profiles also analyze current and planned renewable energy projects. The profiles provide a simple tool for policy makers, researchers, and investors to know more about Arab states’ readiness in the field. RCREEE will launch the profiles at the Arab Energy Efficiency Day to be held in 21 st May in Cairo.
Alarming facts.The energy consumption in the Arab Mediterranean Region is climbing dramatically mainly due the increase of Air Condition Units and other electric appliances. This is a conclusion in latest report on “Energy Efficiency Indicators” by Plan Bleu which was elaborated in close cooperation with the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in Cairo with the support of MED-ENEC.

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