2 October 2014. The facility is expected to slash the country's energy bill by $500 million annually as the electricity it will produce will be bought at half the current price, officials said Wednesday. The $2.2 billion plant, which will have a total capacity of 470 megawatts (MW), accounting for some 15 per cent of Jordan’s current overall electricity capacity of 3,200MW, will utilise Jordan's vast reserves of oil shale estimated at more than 70 billion tonnes

THE JORDAN TIMES

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