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Jordan to sign pacts with qualified bidders for 300 MW wind, solar

Petra Sunset. Author: Rob.

June 12 (Renewables Now) - Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has started the procedures to sign memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with qualified bidders in a 300-MW renewable energy tender.

These parties have qualified to make offers as part of the third round of direct bids. The signing of the pacts will allow them to prepare and submit their bids, energy minister Ibrahim Saif said on Saturday as quoted by the Jordan News Agency, or Petra.

The bidding process concerns solar projects in the Ma'an Development Area with a combined capacity of 200 MW and two wind schemes.

Jordan aims to raise to 20% the share of renewables in the Kingdom’s energy mix by 2020. In January, the ministry’s assistant secretary general told Bloomberg that Jordan wants to have a total of 1,600 MW of renewables by that year.

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