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.

A workshop has been organized at the headquarter of the General Secretariat of LAS, from 23 to 24 February, 2015, titled "Arab Framework for Future Renewable Energy Planning" on the sidelines of the seventh meeting of the Renewable Energy Action Group, held on 25 February. The workshop was held in...
Cairo, Egypt – 18 March, 2015 – The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) launched the 2 nd edition of its flagship publication, the Arab Energy Future Index™ (AFEX), produced with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). During a launch event in...
RCREEEE launched an online training program on Solar Water Heaters (SWHs) Quality Assurance and Certification Scheme in the Arab region. The training course is designed in accordance to Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative ( SHAMCI ) certification rules and according to...
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A specialized training program was held in the Tunisian capital on 15-19 December 2014 titled “Procedures of Granting SHAMCI certification to solar thermal systems”. The training was attended by representatives of Arab countries that officially joined the Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification...
In collaboration between the League of Arab States (LAS), the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the Euro-Arab Foundation, a five days training course on “The Design and Implementation of Renewable Energy Action Plans” was successfully organized in Granada,...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) organized a regional workshop at the headquarter of the League of Arab States (LAS) in Cairo, Egypt on December 1, 2014. The workshop was attended by RCREEE national focal points concerned with monitoring the implementation of...
Many engineers and decision makers in the Middle East are well aware of the theoretical Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) project planning. However they usually lack the practical knowledge and experience. Thus, within the framework of the capacity development strategy of the...
RCREEE published a new report on international support programs and financial instruments available for sustainable energy projects in RCREEE member states. The report is based on MEDA Finance Survey 2014, a survey on the MENA region’s private and public sectors eligible for an exhaustive survey of...
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved in August 2014 a US$100,000 grant in support of an internship program for youth to address energy efficiency issues. The grant was extended to the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), an organisation...

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