Installation of Photovoltaics in Amman, Jordan
The Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings Program in Jordan is financed by KfW and implemented by GFA in a consortium with Engicon (Jordan). The program aims at reducing the carbon footprint of public buildings in Jordan by 13,000 tons of CO2 per year, and at reducing energy costs by at least 15%.
The program is one of the biggest energy efficiency (EE) projects in Jordan as it covers more than 210 public buildings, including schools, health centers, hospitals and office buildings. Energy saving measures range from LED lighting, eco-friendly inverter air-conditioning units, and, on a limited scale, solar water heaters and improved control of central heating and cooling systems. In addition, photovoltaic installations will support the energy efficient systems at a collective capacity of 3.5 megawatt peak (MWp).
At the moment, five demonstration projects are under implementation, to be commissioned by September 2019. By the end of the program, the Ministries of Public Works and Housing, Health and Education will have implemented an energy monitoring system. It will be managed by staff of the mentioned ministries already trained by GFA in energy monitoring and management.
Photos: Photovoltaic installation at the Ministry of Public Works and Housing and GFA expert team.