Jordan and Russia
Jordan to Get First Nuclear Plant
Tuesday, 23rd August 2016
The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission's (JAEC) Chairman, Khaled Toukan, declared that the country's first nuclear power plant, worth $10b, will be operational by 2025, once the remaining $7b in financing is secured. Jordan is partnering with Russia to finance 30% of the project that will have two nuclear reactors, each with a capacity of 1,000 MW.