Jordan’s electricity utility Nepco has signed an MoU with the GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) to study connecting its power grid to the electricity sharing network between the GCC countries.

Jordan’s Energy Minister Ibrahim Saif says that linking to the GCCIA-operated grid offers the potential for reducing government spending on power generation fuels and may prove an economic way of meeting increased electricity demand in Jordan. (CONTINUED - 311 WORDS)