Green energy for Syrian refugees

NRC hopes the 24-month joint project will demonstrate the economic feasibility, technical efficiency and reliability of renewable energy at both the municipal and household level and establish the viability of integrating energy sustainability with humanitarian assistance. 

“Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis and the influx of Syrian refugees in Jordan, the demand for electricity has increased. Energy efficiency and providing a renewable energy alternative in addition to improvements in capacity are urgently needed to reduce the pressure on the power grid,” says Elias Jourdy, NRC's Shelter Programme Manager in Jordan.

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The Euro-Mediterranean AGORA is a way to engage the civil society in the institutional and policy dialogue on research and innovation with the aim of becoming an integral part of the decision making and governance processes.

The Agora is an important component of the broader MEDSPRING project, supported by the European Union with the aim of strengthening the Euro-Mediterranean dialogue and cooperation on research and innovation.