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Jordan, Egypt plan to double electrical capacity

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AMMAN — Studies are being conducted to double the electrical capacity between Jordan and Egypt, according to an official from the National Electric Power Company, Hala News reported.اضافة اعلان

Khaled Alwaleed, the company’s assistant director-general of operations, said that the project hopes to expand the load capacity to 1,000 kilowatts by 2024.

He said that a new 13km cable will be placed alongside the existing cable that runs between Aqaba and Taba that was installed in 1999. The project is expected to cost $70–100 million.

Egypt’s study of the project is expected to conclude by the middle of the year.

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