Jordan Provides Syria With Electricity
Jul 2007 - BBC Monitoring Middle
Jordan has been providing Syria with electricity
since March and will start providing electricity to
the governorate of Jericho in the West Bank as of
early December, Director-General of the National Electric
Power Company (NEPCO) Ahmad Hiyasat said.
Hiyasat added in a statement to Jordan News Agency,
Petra that the amount of electricity that has been
exported to Syria until the end of last May stood
at 2385 Megawatt generating 161,348 Jordanian dinar
"The amount of electricity that was imported from
Syria since the beginning of this year until last
May stood at 6374 Megawatt compared to 37665 Megawatt
in the same period of last year," he added.
NEPCO he said, continued providing services and consultation
inside and outside Jordan, adding the company was
providing its expertise to Yemen, Iraq and Palestine.
On the company's future projects, he said it will
continue the process of implementing a number of electricity
projects in various parts of the Kingdom at a total
cost of 28 million Jordanian dinar.
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