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EMRC holds familiarization workshop for journalists

EMRC energy
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AMMAN — The Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) held a workshop Saturday to familiarize the media with measures regulating and monitoring the work of the energy sector and radiation protection, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. اضافة اعلان

The workshop also tackled the latest news and outcome of the new electricity tariff and its impact on individual subscribers and the production sectors, and answered attendee inquiries.

EMRC also briefed the participants on the mobile vehicles that are used for the early detection of radiation and nuclear resources and their work mechanism. It explained how to install fixed and portable radiation and nuclear detection devices in the joint Jordanian-Syrian border area.

The workshop included a visit to Al-Hussein Wind Project in Ma’an, which is supervised by the Samra Electric Power Company.

It resumed on Saturday in Aqaba, and will include a seminar about the outcome and statistics related to the implementation of the new electricity tariff on subscribers, and how the tariff is applied.

It will also include a field visit to one of the hospitals in Aqaba to present EMRC’s surveillance in the effort to protect patients, workers, and customers from radiation.

Another tour of some production sectors is also planned to inspect the impact the new electricity tariff on the electricity bill.


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