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Jordan Inaugurates Qatraneh Power Plant

A new 373mw combined cycle power plant near the town of Qatraneh, 100km south of 'Amman, was inaugurated last week by King 'Abd Allah of Jordan. The plant was built at a cost of JD420mn ($592mn) by the Qatraneh Electric Power Company, a consortium made up of Korea Electric Power Corporation and Zenel International of Saudi Arabia. The contract for the plant was awarded in October 2009 on a build-own-operate basis for a period of...