Jordan, Saudi Arabia discuss electric connectivity

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AMMAN — A meeting of the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) and a delegation from the Saudi Principle Buyer company took place on Tuesday, when three agreements on the Jordanian-Saudi Electricity Connectivity Project were discussed, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

It said the agreements are expected to be concluded and signed before the end of this year.

NEPCO Director-General Amjad Al-Rawashdeh said that the two sides concurred that the project will be commercially operational in the second half of 2025.

During two days of meetings in Amman, both sides discussed progress in the Jordanian-Saudi electricity connectivity project to enhance cooperation between the two neighboring kingdoms in the energy field.

Rawashdeh emphasized the importance of the project in enhancing the stability and reliability of the electric grid in both countries by providing the necessary support and reserves as well as power exchanges in times of peak electric loads.

The project could improve the economics of operating electric systems and enhance its capability in both countries, he noted.

He also tackled the strategic aspect of the project, which is represented in achieving Arab energy integration and regional electricity markets.

Currently, NEPCO is working on several regional connectivity projects with neighboring countries, as Jordan seeks to become a regional energy exchange center in the region in accordance with Jordan’s power strategy.

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