Jordan has signed an agreement with Irbid District Electricity
Company (IDECO) whereby the company will supply energy generated in
the solar farms it will establish across different governorates in
the Kingdom. Through this step, the company aims to cover its
electricity needs on the Irbid electricity grid according to the
energy transit system.
agreement was signed by IDECO’s General Manager, Ahmad Thainat and
Deputy CEO/CFO at Orange Jordan, Raslan Deiranieh, in the attendance
of executive managers from both companies.
signing the agreement, Thainat said that IDECO will continue
supporting renewable energy projects in the Kingdom, due to their
positive contribution to the the national economy and reducing the
national energy bill, through generating electricity from alternative
From his side, Deiranieh said that within the framework
of its five-year corporate strategy, “Essentials 2020”, Orange
Jordan is working on switching to using renewable energy in its
different operations, which will result in reducing the company’s
electricity bill, and is the first step within the company’s
efforts to finding solutions for clean energy, and reducing CO2
emissions, making it one of the first local telecom companies that
make use of solar energy through establishing solar farms.
Jordan previously signed an agreement to execute its own renewable
energy project, through establishing solar farms distributed across
the Kingdom’s governorates.