Jordan, USAID launch $40m project to support energy sector

Ministry of Energy
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AMMAN — The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and USAID in Jordan on Saturday launched a project in support of Jordan’s energy sector, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.  اضافة اعلان

The USAID funded $40 million project aims to sustainably develop the Kingdoms electricity sector by strengthening regulatory frameworks and improve oil and gas market services.

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh highlighted the importance of the project in supporting the energy sector and enhancing the sector’s efficiency.

Kharabsheh presented the challenges facing the sector alongside the ministry’s plans to face them, namely increasing energy efficiency, upgrading services to enhance renewable energy’s share in electricity generation, and boosting financial sustainability.

For her part, USAID chief of mission, Sherry Carlin reiterated the agency’s commitment to boosting Jordan’s energy sector within the framework of the US’ support to Jordan’s development efforts.

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