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NEPCO Sales Rise 1.91 Percent

Thursday

08-07-2021

Of the energy exported, the total that was exported to the Jerusalem Electricity Company in Palestine amounted to 63.4 GWh, compared to 57 GWh during the same period in 2020, an increase of 11.2%. At the beginning of last year, Jordan and Palestine signed an agreement to raise the capacity of electricity supply and increase the quantities of energy exported to Palestine, from 26 megawatts to 80 megawatts at the highest limit. Jordan. The volume of energy exported to the Iraqi border center (Trebil) also increased by 4.2% to 2.5 gigawatts per hour until the end of May, compared to 2.4 gigawatts per hour during the same period in 2020, according to the same figures. The energy exported in 5 months constituted 0.8% of the total volume of energy sold by the National Electric Power Company during the same period to various sources, which amounted to about 7644.9 GWh, compared to 0.7% GWh, during the same period last year when Its volume was 7501.3 gigawatts. Of the total sold energy, in addition to the energy exported, the volume of electricity sold to the three distribution companies (Jordanian, Distribution and Irbid) increased by 0.9% to 7394.5 GW, from 7328.5 GW during the same period last year, while the volume of energy sold to large subscribers increased (The large industrial sector, the Radio and Television Corporation and Queen Alia Airport) in 5 months by 62.7% to 184.5 GWh, from 113.4 GWh during the same comparison period of 2020. It is mentioned that the comprehensive strategy for the energy sector for the years (2020-2030) and its title is the adoption On the one hand, it included raising the contribution of local energy sources to generate electricity to 48.5% in 2030, compared to 15% in 2019? It is noteworthy that the total electrical energy generated in the Kingdom last year amounted to about 20,953 GWh, compared to 20,996 GWh in 2019, while the maximum load of the electrical system last year was 3,630 GWh, compared to 3,360 GWh in 2019. Electricity was generated In the Kingdom last year, natural gas was used by 80% and renewable energy by 20%, according to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.