Jordan is among the highest in the world in dependency on foreign energy sources, 96% of the country’s energy needs come from imported oil and natural gas from neighboring Arab countries. This complete reliance on foreign oil imports consumes a significant amount of Jordan’s GDP. This led the country to plan investments of $15 billion in renewable and nuclear energy. To further address these problems, the National Energy Strategy for 2007-2020 was created which projects within the next decade to boost reliance on domestic energy sources from 4 per cent to 40 per cent by the end of the decade.
Focusing on recent technology and commercial market developments within PV, CSP, CPV, OPVC, BIPV, Thin Film and solar thermal, SolarTech Jordan, a strictly B2B conference and exhibition will be held in Amman, Jordan on 16-17 November 2014. Read more