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News Jordan » Tafila: 7 women in science who will inspire you to get serious about STEM

News channel or source: https://mashable.com/2018/02/11/international-day-of-women-and-girls-in-science/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Shurouq Al Hamaideh, who is from Tafila, Jordan, launched a social business in 2016 to teach teenagers computer programming. When UN Women profiled her work last year, the then-22-year-old had already provided training to dozens of young people — and ...

News Jordan » Tafila: Discontent simmers among East Bank Jordanians

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/06/discontent-simmers-among-east-bank-jordanians-20146381828614925.html
Publication date: onday 02 June 2014

Although Jordan escaped relatively unscathed after the Arab uprisings rippled through the region three years ago, unrest still simmers among East Bank Jordanians in towns and cities such Tafila, Karak and Ma'an, which remain largely neglected. Faced with ...

News Jordan » Tafila: Largest wind power plant in Jordan inaugurated

News channel or source: http://www.tradearabia.com/news/OGN_297272.html
Publication date: onday 21 December 2015

The Tafila Wind Farm, the first and largest utility scale wind power plant in Jordan and the Middle East, was recently inaugurated by King Abdullah II. The 117-megawatt wind farm is directly connected to the national grid and will produce 400 gigawatt ...

News Jordan » Tafila: Agreement signed to build $290m Jordan wind farm

News channel or source: http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-25366-agreement-signed-to-build-290m-jordan-wind-farm/
Publication date: Sunday 01 December 2013

Located in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the 117MW Tafila Wind Farm will increase the country's total power capacity by 3% and will cost an estimated $290m. JWPC is a co-development between InfraMed (50%), Masdar (31%) and EP Global Energy (19%).

News Jordan » Tafila: Masdar to build Jordan's largest solar power plant

News channel or source: http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/masdar-to-build-jordan-s-largest-solar-power-plant-2016-10-24-1.642434
Publication date: Sunday 23 October 2016

Jordan’s largest solar power plant will be linked to Al Muwaqqar substation located ... The agreement to develop a PV plant follows the inauguration of the 117MW Tafila wind farm in Jordan in December, the Middle East and North Africa’s first utility ...

News Jordan » Tafila: Tossed Bottles or Warm 'Welcome' for Jordan's King

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/06/13/motorcade-jordanian-king-attacked-king-unharmed.html
Publication date: onday 13 June 2011

They said Abdullah, in his Tafila meetings, pledged new funding for local development projects and other help for townspeople, suffering through high unemployment and inflation. But the security apparatus that many say has turned Jordan into a police state ...

News Jordan » Tafila: How teaching ICT breaks down stereotypes in Jordan

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-teaching-ict-breaks-down-stereotypes-in-jordan_us_58bdbac1e4b0ec3d5a6ba14c
Publication date: onday 06 March 2017

When we first started to teach computer programming to teenagers in Tafila, some people discouraged us. They said that children would not have enough patience or the ability to learn coding and programming. But children can surprise you! “Their ...

News Jordan » Tafila: $290M (€213.5M) Wind Farm to Be Built in Jordan

News channel or source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/290M-213-5M-Wind-Farm-to-Be-Built-in-Jordan-404255.shtml
Publication date: hursday 28 November 2013

When up and running at full capacity, the 117MW facility, dubbed the Tafila Wind Farm, will roll out an impressive 400GWh of electricity annually. According to Business Green, this output will translate into a 3% increase in Jordan's overall power capacity.

News Jordan » Tafila: Abu Dhabi’s Masdar seals $188 mln funding for Jordan solar project

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/business/energy/2018/01/17/Abu-Dhabi-s-Masdar-seals-188-mln-funding-for-Jordan-solar-project.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Baynouna is Masdar’s second major renewable energy project in Jordan after the 117 MW Tafila wind farm inaugurated in December 2015. Abu Dhabi’s state-owned green energy firm Masdar has so far invested $8.5 billion in renewable energy projects in the ...

News Jordan » Tafila: 5 Are Killed in South Jordan as Rioting Over Food Prices Spreads

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1989/04/20/world/5-are-killed-in-south-jordan-as-rioting-over-food-prices-spreads.html
Publication date: Wednesday 19 April 1989

After yesterday's violence in Maan, unrest spread to other towns in the south, notably Kerak and Tafila. About 100 students were also reported to have demonstrated at the University of Jordan in Amman. Government offices, stores and automobiles were ...