By JT – Mar 10,2021

AMMAN — Renewable energy’s contributions totalled 2,063 megawatts in 2020, covering some 20 per cent of the Kingdom’s energy consumption, Energy Minister Hala Zawati announced on Wednesday.

In a statement, the minister said that renewables’ contributions in 2030 is expected to reach 31 per cent, compared with nearly 1 per cent achieved in 2014, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. More than 24,400 renewable energy systems for households, universities, places of worship and public and private institutions were installed and connected to the national grid in the previous year, she added.

The capacity of the 31 investments in electricity generation stood at 1,338 megawatts.