Jordan, May 31, 2018
Energy saving programme for Petra hotel launches second phase

Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund on Wednesday signed the second phase agreements of the programme to support four new hotels in Petra in implementing renewable energy projects to increase their competitiveness, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The agreements, aim to help these hotels reduce their electricity bill to a total of JD1.5 million. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al Kharabsheh said: “It positively reflects on the ancient city of Petra and achieves the government's developmental goals.'

French Agency for Development Office Director Luc Le Cabellec praised the cooperation between the agency and the Ministry of Energy to support the tourism sector in the city of Petra and to 'scale up efforts exerted to rationalise energy and preserve the environment'.