Jordan to Build Solar Project Funded by Germany, Times Reported

Jordan will start a project to use concentrated sunlight to power air conditioners next month, The Jordan Times reported.

The project, which will be operational by 2015, is funded by Germany’s federal environment ministry at a cost of about 3.3 million euros ($4.1 million), it reported, citing Isa Shboul, a spokesman for the Ministry of Environment.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mohammad Tayseer in Amman, Jordan, through the Dubai newsroom at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Voss at

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