Jordan could be a valuable addition to the Mediterranean Solar Plan, which is looking to interconnect solar power plants across the Mediterranean countries to generate 20 gigawatts of electricity within the next decade.

According to by Dr Gerhard Knies, German physicist and founder of the Trans-Mediterranean Renewable Energy Cooperation (TREC), “The world’s deserts collect more energy from the sun in six hours than mankind consumes in an entire year.”

Megrid is a part of Europe’s Transgreen project,