Agreement to supply Lebanon with electricity to be inked next week

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AMMAN — Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria are scheduled to sign next Wednesday the agreement that will supply Lebanon with part of its energy needs from Jordan via the Syrian electricity grid.اضافة اعلان

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh stressed the importance of the agreement to help Lebanon in accordance with His Majesty’s instructions to stand with the people of Lebanon and support them in overcoming the obstacles they are facing in the energy sector.

The agreement provided for approximately 150 megawatts of electricity for Lebanon from midnight to 6am and 250 megawatts during the rest of the day.

Minister Kharabsheh confirmed that the project will benefit the Jordanian electric system, where Lebanon will be supplied from the transportation networks directly. Furthermore, he noted that the sale of electricity to Lebanon will not result in any disruption of the Jordanian electrical system as the cost of distribution will not be included in the sale price.

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