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How #Jordan turns to #solar to relieve increased energy demand. @pvmagazine:

Jordan turns to solar to relieve stress of refugee crisis 22. February 2016 | Applications & Installations , Financial & Legal Affairs , Markets & Trends | By: Ian Clover With Syrian refugees now comprising one in seven people living in neighboring Jordan, the kingdom will ramp up its solar development plans to help meet surging demand for energy, the government confirms. Acute water shortages are a feature of many Jordan refugee camps, but the government is turning to solar power to help alleviate these stresses.Oxfam/Flickr Relatively safe, stable and prosperous, Jordan’s proximity to the regions of Syria embroiled in the most severe fighting have meant that the Kingdom has bore the brunt of the genuine refugee crisis currently re-shaping many parts of the Middle East. While Europe battles an altogether different influx comprised partly of genuine refugees and partly of ...

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