Jordan, Norway to cooperate on renewable energy

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AMMAN — Jordan and Norway signed various memoranda of understanding in green hydrogen, renewable energy, and oil and gas exploration, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Kharabsheh said in a statement on Saturday.اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the agreements were established following a Jordanian delegation’s visit to Norway. The delegation included Kharabsheh, representatives from the public and private sectors, and civil society institutions.

During the visit, the delegation met with Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland and discussed the prospects of advancing a MENA region-Europe electrical interconnection to supply Europe with clean and affordable energy supplies.

During the trip, the Jordanian delegation attended meetings and site visits with energy-focused businesses in an effort to increase investment in renewable energy, green hydrogen, and oil and gas exploration.

In a meeting with the Norwegian Minister of Climate Change and Environment Espen Barth Eide, the delegation presented the steps Jordan has taken to combat the effects of climate change, including the climate change policy and the Nationally Determined Contributions document. The document includes an increase in Jordan’s commitment to reduce emissions by 31 percent by the year 2030.

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