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Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and Rusatom Overseas (RAOS), a company of Rosatom, are planning to construct a nuclear power plant in Amman, Jordan.
The project involves the construction of a 2,000MW nuclear power plant comprising two reactors of 1,000MW each.
It will include the construction of powerhouses, substations, and other related facilities, the installation of turbines, reactors, generators and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
WorlyParsons was appointed as a feasibility study consultant.
In 2012, WorlyParsons conducted a feasibility study.
In October 2013, Atomstroyexport JSC has been appointed to provide nuclear technology, where it will provide the VVER1000-AES99 technology for the nuclear reactors. The other companies who participated in the bid are a consortium of French Areva and Japan's Mitsubishi for Heavy Industries.
In January 2014, JAEC announced its plan to sign an agreement with Rosatom to develop.
In March 2014, JAEC has completed eight rounds of talks regarding the signing of an agreement with Rosatom.
In April 2014, project facing opposition from the local tribes and farmers.
In September 2014, JAEC signed an agreement with Rosatom to build the plant, where Rosatom will be a strategic partner, investor and operator.
On October 30, 2014, Kepco was appointed as environmental consultant.
In March 2015, Russia and Jordan have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation. As per the agreement, Rosatom will build the project. Jordan will cover 50.1% of the Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract, while Rosatom will cover 49.9% as investor and operator of the nuclear plants.
On May 5, 2015, JAEC issued a request for proposal for Project Development Consulting Services with a submission deadline of September 1, 2015.
On November 4, 2015, the project obtained approvals from the cabinet.
JAEC is in the process of establishing Jordan Nuclear Power Company (JNPC) for carrying out the pre-investment activities identified in the Project Development Agreement (PDA) including the development of Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS), so that a positive investment decision can be made by JAEC and Rosatom.
Study activities are underway and expected to be completed by 2017.
The first and second nuclear reactor are slated to be operational by 2023 and 2025 respectively.
The project involves the construction of a 2,000MW nuclear power plant in Amman, Jordan.
The US$10,000 million project includes the following: