28% of energy mix from local sources

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AMMAN — Local sources contributed 28 percent to the total energy mix, while renewable energy has contributed 26 percent and natural gas 73 percent, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh was quoted as saying by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

At a meeting of the recently-formed Public-Private Partnership Council, the minister and participants discussed cooperation mechanisms within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to harmonize initiatives and projects under the Economic Modernization Vision.

The discussion also focused on means of addressing challenges facing the private sector in the energy field.

Kharabsheh stressed that the partnership will help overcome challenges, and pointed to energy initiatives, including a road map to switch to renewable and alternative energy, developing power stations and boosting regional electric interconnection.

He also pointed to initiatives underway, including mining projects, conducting feasibility studies to provide a suitable investment environment, leveraging technology to reduce the carbon footprint, achieving energy efficiency, and developing the overall energy infrastructure.

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