On 18 November, contracts for the first project to generate electricity from wind energy in the province of Tafila were signed in Amman. The wind farm will have a capacity of 117 MW and a total investment of 205 million dinars. The project includes the installation of 38 mills. This project is part of the national strategy for renewable energy to reach a share of 10% of the energy mix in 2020. The field will be operational by mid-2015. This project will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 40 tons per year.
Source: Al Dustur, 19/11/13