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Jordan, Egypt to draft MoU for grid interconnection project [free access]

July 18, 2019

Jordan's National Electricity Company (NEPCO), state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Interconnection Authority (GCCIA), have agreed to form a joint technical committee for setting up the timeframes and drafting a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for laying the foundation for the implementation of the grid interconnection project between the Gulf power grid and Europe, via Jordan and Egypt.

 

The interconnection project aims to enhance the stability of the Arab electrical system and achieve energy integration.