Cancelling winter saved Jordan $7 million

Published February 20th, 2013 - 10:34 GMT
Jordan's decision to cancel winter time saved the Kingdom $7 million, according to the country's Energy Minister
Jordan's decision to cancel winter time saved the Kingdom $7 million, according to the country's Energy Minister

The National Electric Power Company [in Jordan] saved JD5 million ($7 million) worth of electricity during the winter as a result of remaining on summer time (GMT+3), Energy Minister Alaa Batayneh said on Tuesday.

Batayneh noted that the figure was calculated through studies conducted by the ministry on electricity consumption during evening and morning peak hours.


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