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Hussein Thermal Power Station Repowering



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Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

18 Jul 2016



Approval date:

19 Oct 2016

Project description

The EBRD is considering providing a senior project finance secured loan of USD 75 million to Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyah  to finance the construction of a 485 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in Zarqa, 40 km north-east of Amman, Jordan (the Project). The Project will replace the now obsolete 351 MW Hussein Thermal Power Station (HTPS). The Project will provide vital energy capacity to Jordan and is of strategic importance for the energy security of the country.

The Project will support Jordan in increasing its electricity generation capacity and install state of the art technology that meetings EU environmental standards and Best Available Techniques (BAT).

ESIA disclosure package

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

Mahatat Al Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyaha
Al Hakam Bin Amr St 22, 11953, Amman,  Jordan (CEGCO office),
Phone: +962 5 3811200            
Mobile : +962 79 1047184
P.O.Box 633, 1311

Contact Person: Mr. Adel Ayyoub, HSE Manager:  Email:

Zarqa Power Plant Project, PO BOX 633
13110 Zarqa Jordan
Contact: Mehmet Yilidz, Project Director ; Tel: + 9627900965 28

Also available at:

Ministry of Environment (MoEnv)
Location: Amman – Um Uthaina – King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Street – Building No. 83
P.O. Box: 1408
Postal Code: 11941
City: Amman

Phone: 962 6 5560113
Fax: 962 6 5560288
Email address:

EBRD Amman Resident Office:
Emmar Towers,
196 Zahran Street,
15th Floor
P.O. Box 852805
Amman 11185

Tel:  +962 6 563 50 30
Fax: +962 6 563 50 49



General enquiries

Mahatat al Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyah
Al-Khalideen Suburb
Al-Hakam Bin Amro Street, Bld. N22
PO Box 2564 Amman 11953

ACWA Power International
22nd Floor, Nassima Tower
Sheikh Zayed Road
P.O. Box 30582, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Attention: Ali Ayub
ACWA Power International
Acquisitions and Project Finance - Director
Office: + 971 4 5091 045
Mobile: + 971 56 5026 062

Environmental and social enquiries

Contact Person: Mr. Adel Ayyoub, HSE Manager
Mahatat Al Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyaha
P.O.Box 633, 13110
Al Hakam Bin Amr St 22, 11953, Amman,  Jordan (CEGCO office),
Phone: +962 5 3811200            
Mobile : +962 79 1047184


Mehmet Yilidz, Project Director
Zarqa Power Plant Project, 13110 Zarqa Jordan
Tel: + 9627900965 28


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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