SEED's solar panels in Deir Alla to save 65% of energy cost, says official

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DEIR ALLA - As part of the Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) project, the solar panels installed in the Deir Alla district in the western Jordan Valley will cover about JD390,000 of the total annual energy bill, at a rate of 65 percent, said Mustafa Shatti, head of Deir Alla Municipality, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Speaking to Petra on Wednesday during a site visit of the Executive Director of Global Affairs Canada, Sean Boyd, Shatti said that the Canadian funded project is intended to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, save energy cost and provide job opportunities for the district's youth.

"The savings attained during the project's first phase will be used for asphalt pavement," he added, voicing hope that reducing electricity bills will positively affect the development of the district.

For his part, Boyd expressed his great admiration for the success of the project, indicating that it is a key element for future cooperation.

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