Jordan moves ahead with wind power project

26 June 2010

Jordan's energy minister has said that kingdom's first wind power plant project is back on track after nearly a year's delay, Jordan Times has reported. The government has reopened negotiations with the original bidder, the Greek firm Terna Energy, for the construction of a 30-40 megawatt wind power plant in Kamshah, Khalid Irani told the newspaper. The plant, which is to be constructed on a build-operate-transfer basis with financing provided by the World Bank, was scheduled to be operational this year.

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