UNHCR - Electrification Factsheet Azraq Camp - Jordan, May 2018

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 17 May 2018 View Original

UNHCR and the IKEA Foundation have created the first refugee camp in the world powered by renewable energy. A medium- and low-voltage power network funded by the Saudi Fund for Development connected the IKEA Foundation Solar Plant to refugee shelters, formal and informal businesses, offices and utilities, providing year-round electricity in the camp.