Day: November 3, 2018

The Azraq Refugee Camp and Renewable Energy

The Azraq Refugee Camp and Renewable Energy

The Azraq Refugee Camp and Renewable Energy

11/03/18

“How does the world’s first renewable powered refugee camp work?”

 

The Azraq Refugee Camp is Jordan is not like any other. Built to accommodate 20,000 Syrian Refugees, the site is completely powered by a nearby solar energy farm. Currently at 2 MW of capacity, The farm provides enough energy for the residents to meet their daily needs and carry on their lives. The success of the Azraq refugee camp can serve as a template for other such sites around the world.

 

Image credit: http://www.unhcr.org