2020 will be a crucial year for Jordan’s power sector, with gas imports from Israel, a 470MW oil shale project, and several renewables projects all set to start. But with multiple sources of power coming online at once, the energy ministry is looking to renegotiate IPPs and potentially delay project startups.

After a tumultuous decade in which Jordan struggled to secure long-term natural gas supplies and grow its domestic power generation, Amman looks to be on the cusp of an energy...