Queen Alia International Airport will rely on solar power

Queen Alia International Airport will rely on solar power

“The Airport International Group” signed an agreement with “Shams Al-Matar Power Company” to establish a 10 MW solar photovoltaic plant at Queen Alia International Airport.

 

The agreement was signed by the CEO of the Airport International Group, “Keiled Bangar”, Board Member Omar Al-Masri and Chairman of Shams Air Power Company, Karim Ka’war.

 

Under the agreement, the company will design, install and operate the high-quality plant, which will be built on an area of ​​about 190,000 square meters of unused land located within the airport site.

 

The plant is expected to start, late this year, generating more than 24.5 GW/h of electricity in its first year, which will provide about 59% of the airport’s operational needs. It will also contribute to reducing the emission of about 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide and reducing relative costs.

 

“The agreement is a step in the right direction to achieve carbon neutrality and environmental sustainability at the airport, in line with the National Energy Strategy of Jordan 2020, which aims to enhance environmental protection and diversify energy sources. But also towards achieving a more environmentally friendly Jordan”, Bangar said.

 

“We are proud that the “Airport International Group” has selected Ka’war Energy to be responsible for the development, engineering contracting, procurement and constructions for this project in one of the most prominent landmarks in Jordan,” said Mr. Hanna Zaghloul, CEO of Ka’war Investment Company.

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