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Inauguration of Solar Process Steam System in Jordan

Industrial Solar installed the first concentrating solar process steam system in Jordan at RAM pharma

(PresseBox) (Freiburg, ) Industrial Solar GmbH (ISG) installed a Fresnel collector system for direct steam generation at RAM Pharma (RAM) in Sahab, Jordan. The system provides steam for the pharmaceutical production processes and thereby cuts energy costs and CO2 emissions of RAM.

The system is comprised of 18 Industrial Solar LF-11 Fresnel collectors with a total aperture area of 396 m² and a peak capacity of 223 kWth. It is installed on the factory roof of RAM.

The system was commissioned in March 2015 and was officially inaugurated by His Excellency the Jordan Minister of Environment Dr. Taher Shakhshir on 17. May 2015.

It was realized within a project between Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and ISG to support the market development for solar process heat in Jordan.

The development partnership with the Industrial Solar GmbH is part of the programme that Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) implements on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ is a federal enterprise with operations around the globe. It supports the German Government in the fields of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education. GIZ supports people and societies in shaping their own futures and improving their living conditions.
Through the programme, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) provides companies investing in developing and emerging countries with financial and, if required, also professional support. The company is responsible for covering at least half of the overall costs;

RAM Pharma
RAM PHARMA is a pharmaceutical company established in the year 1992. It manufactures and distributes various pharmaceutical dosage forms, especially formulations based on Penicillin, Hormone and Cephalosporin. The factory is located in the King Abdullah II Industrial City, Amman Industrial Estate, Sahab, about 15 km away from Amman, Jordan.

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Industrial Solar GmbH

Industrial Solar GmbH is a solution provider for solar process heat and solar thermal cooling. It was founded in the environment of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, Germany. The solutions of Industrial Solar are built upon its innovative linear concentrating Fresnel collector which is optimized for industrial applications in the medium power range. Industrial Solar has already realized projects in various countries. Moreover, Industrial Solar has developed close partnerships with major industrial companies.