Results for Category: Energy

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United Arab Emirates

The UAE has the world’s seventh-largest proven crude oil reserves and is one of the world’s wealthiest countries per capita. The hydrocarbon economy makes up to 80 per cent of the government’s revenue. At 525 million British thermal units (BTU) per capita, the UAE has a high level of per capita energy consumption, a result of rapid economic development, energy-intensive industries and heavy use of air conditioning in a hot climate.

The Future of Renewable Energy in Jordan

In June 2015, Jordan launched the Shams Maan Solar Photovoltaic Project, which officials say is the largest solar energy project in the Middle East. The $170 million facility, which will cover an area of 2 million square metres and is scheduled for completion in 2016, is exIn June 2015, Jordan launched the Shams Maan Solar Photovoltaic Project, which officials say is the largest solar energy project in the Middle East. The $170 million facility, which will cover an area of 2 million square metres and is scheduled for completion in 2016, is expected to generate 160 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy per year, equivalent to 1 per cent of the Kingdom’s annual energy output. pected to generate 160 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy per year, equivalent to 1 per cent of the Kingdom’s annual energy output.