Masdar signs Agreements for 1GW Wind and potential Green Hydrogen Plant in Jordan

  • Date: 06-Dec-2023
  • Source: Saudi Gulf Projects
  • Sector:Oil & Gas
  • Country:Jordan
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Masdar signs Agreements for 1GW Wind and potential Green Hydrogen Plant in Jordan

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, the UAE’s clean energy powerhouse, has signed a joint development agreement with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy ...

The post Masdar signs Agreements for 1GW Wind and potential Green Hydrogen Plant in Jordan appeared first on SaudiGulf Projects.Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, the UAE’s clean energy powerhouse, has signed a joint development agreement with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to develop a 1 gigawatt (GW) wind project with a battery energy storage system (BESS), and a memorandum to explore the feasibility of establishing a green hydrogen plant.

The agreements with the Ministry were signed at COP28 by Masdar Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi and the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, His Excellency Dr Saleh Al-Kharabsheh. The signing ceremony was witnessed by UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, COP28 President and Masdar Chairman, HE Dr Sultan Al Jaber and the Minister of the Environment for Jordan, H.E.Dr Muawieh Khalid Radaideh.

The study will examine the feasibility of establishing a green hydrogen project near The Port of Aqaba to produce the most cost-competitive hydrogen, utilizing desalinated seawater, and dedicated renewable power.

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