Efforts are underway to reduce energy costs - Kharabsheh

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Ministry of Energy. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The minister of energy and mineral resources, Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, stated on Monday, August 7, that efforts are underway to reduce the cost of energy and address issues related to petroleum products and natural gas.اضافة اعلان

He said that Jordan has a "distinct and promising" opportunity in the renewable energy sector, given that the country has solar radiation rates ranked among the top 3 in the world.

Pointing out that the challenges in the energy sector are due to heavy reliance on imports from abroad, as complaints about rising energy costs are among the major challenges facing the sector.

Kharabsheh also mentioned that the Ministry of Energy and the Phosphate Mines Company will sign two new memoranda of understanding regarding phosphate on Thursday, bringing the total number of memoranda the ministry has signed since the beginning of 2022 to 13.

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