Jordan Energy

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What are the main challenges associated with renewable energy generation in Jordan?

How much could oil shale realistically contribute to Jordan’s energy mix, and how do the country’s resources compare to those found abroad?

Amid the regional turbulence caused by the Arab Spring, Jordan has navigated a steady course. This is a key advantage that the kingdom offers to foreign investors, who continue to regard the country as a strong base for targeting growth markets in the region and who are stepping up their involvement in core domestic industries such as energy, health care and information technology.

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Jordan 2012

Unlike many of its neighbours, Jordan does not benefit from large hydrocarbons reserves. Consequently, around 96% of Jordan’s energy is imported, which costs as much as 20% of GDP on an annual basis. Spending on oil imports increased by 80% in January 2012 year-on-year, and this follows a 58% increase in spending between 2010 and 2011. To reduce dependence on foreign imports, policy makers are...

With a growing population and increasing demands on scarce natural resources, Jordan is hoping that a major desalination project will be instrumental in helping the Kingdom tackle its water shortages.

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