Korea’s state firm Kepco has ordered 27 wind turbines rated at 3.3MW capacity from Denmark’s Vestas, for installation at the 89.1MW Fujeij wind farm to be built 150km south of Amman. Kepco has also secured finance from Korean and Japanese institutions.

Vestas says turbine deliveries to Fujeij will begin in the fourth quarter of 2017, with commissioning starting in third quarter 2018. The total Fujeij cost was originally estimated at $510mn, including $180mn for construction and the remainder for electricity sales to utility Nepco over 20 years. (CONTINUED - 664 WORDS)