Review of renewable energy law becomes vital – Kharabsheh

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AMMAN – On Thursday, Minister of Energy and Mineral Sourced Saleh Al-Kharabsheh emphasized the necessity of enacting new legislation to keep pace with the rapid developments in the field of renewable energy.اضافة اعلان

Kharabsheh stated that the new legislation must align with the current sectoral changes and the future vision, applying sustainability principles to economic growth and increasing reliance on renewable energy sources. He highlighted the urgency of this step in light of the rising energy costs in Jordan, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.

He also affirmed the ministry's commitment to reviewing regulations governing the sector. This includes the enhancement and development of the Renewable Energy Law and Energy Rationalization Law No. (13) of 2012, ensuring the preservation of the leadership and achievements of Jordan's renewable energy sector.

Kharabsheh emphasized that the review aims to promote energy rationalization practices, improve efficiency, and establish clear regulations considering the interests of all sectors and the requirements of the electrical system. It also involves reconsidering the mechanism for dealing with consumption coverage projects, enhancing the importance of local manufacturing in renewable energy, and maximizing its contribution to the local income.

The minister announced that the ministry will carefully consider the recorded observations on the law, paving the way for future legislative procedures within the approved constitutional channels. These efforts aim to meet the requirements of the Economic Renewal Vision for 2023.

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