Plans to raise renewable energy contribution to 50% by 2030 - Kharabsheh

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AMMAN — On Tuesday, August 22, the minister of energy and mineral resources, Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, affirmed that the ministry is conducting several studies in collaboration with partners to achieve the strategic objectives related to increasing reliance on local energy sources, including renewable energy. This aligns with global trends of reducing carbon footprint and mitigating climate change effects.اضافة اعلان

Al-Kharabsheh added, during his attendance at the concluding workshop for the “The Study on the Jordanian Grid's Smart Options”, that their aim is to integrate more renewable energy into the grid. This involves increasing the contribution of renewable energy to 50 percent of electricity generation by 2030 and raising its contribution to the overall energy mix, Al-Ghad News reported.

Readiness of Jordan's electricity transmission
“The Study on the Jordanian Grid's Smart Options” evaluates the readiness of Jordan's electricity transmission and distribution systems to adopt advanced technologies and recommended measures to enhance the network's capacity to integrate larger quantities of renewable energy. It focuses on increasing the flexibility and reliability of the electrical network for climate-related events, promoting digitalization, and updating the electrical infrastructure in line with national priorities.

The study recommended taking actions to support the adoption of advanced technologies and energy transformation in line with the comprehensive Energy Sector Strategy 2020-2030 and the directions of the Economic Reform Vision.

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