Regional energy conference opens today at Dead Sea

Saleh Al-Kharabsheh
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Kharabsheh .(File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — A major regional energy conference, hosted by the Jordanian and German governments, will kick off on Wednesday, bringing together 700 participants, including ministers, officials, and representatives of international organizations, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Held at the Dead Sea, the event is a fruit of a Jordanian-German partnership in the energy sector, during which variety of topics will be discussed, including hydrogen energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and electrical interconnection projects.

In a statement on Tuesday, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Kharabsheh stressed the importance of the conference in meeting the aspirations of the participating countries and institutions, mainly in combating climate change and securing energy supplies at reasonable prices.

The German federal minister for economic affairs and climate action, the Egyptian ministers of petroleum and electricity; the Lebanese, Emirati, Iraqi, Belgian, Bulgarian, and Czech ministers of energy; and the Iraqi minister of environment and trade will participate in the conference.

In addition, the European Commission, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Arab League, the ESCWA, the International Energy Agency, the International Energy Agency, The International Renewable Energy Agency, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, and the Mediterranean energy observatory will take part in the conference, held at the King Hussein bin Talal Convention Center.

Supporting the event are the Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the German Near and Middle East Association, and the Northern Africa / Middle East Initiative of German Business.

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