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Turkish Firm Opens New Power Plant

The new al-Hayrat [Khayrat] power plant in Karbala was officially opened on Friday. At a ceremony to mark the event, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani, thanked the Turkish company Calik Energy for completing the project successfully and on time. Ahmet Calik (pictured), CEO of Calik Holdings, said: “Al Hayrat energy power […]

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Bidders Named for $1bn Iraqi Power Plant

Iraq  has announced the names of foreign companies bidding to build a $1 billion, 1,500 megawatt, power plant in western Iraq, according to a report from Reuters: South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Italy’s Saipem; Greece’s Metka; Turkey’s Gama; and, a consortium of Turkey’s Calik Enerji and Italy’s Techint. The plant will consist of six units: […]

Calik Enerji to Open Khairat Power Plant in July

The Turkish company Çalık Enerji will open its 250 mega watt Khairat power station at the beginning of July, the first of 20 stations Iraq hopes to build around the country, reports AKnews. The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein al-Shahristani, made the announcement today and told AKnews that the Ministry of Oil will provide fuel […]

Iraq to Stop Importing Electricity Next Year

AKnews reports that Iraq will stop importing electricity from neighboring countries by the summer of 2013. Instead of depending on foreign countries for electricity, new capacity will be introduced over the next two years to the national grid, and energy production will reach 20,000 MW. Ministry spokesman Musab al-Mudarres told AKnews the ministry currently has […]

Work Starts at $450m Karbala Power Station

Iraq’s Deputy Premier for Energy, Hussein al-Shahrestani, laid the foundation stone for the new 1250 megawatt al-Khairat power station in Karbala, which will add about 20% to power production in Iraq if completed as scheduled in April 2013. Iraqi energy officials on Sunday marked the start of work on a 1,250 megawatt power plant with […]

Iraq’s Biggest Power Plant – Calik Energy Signs Contract

A Turkish energy company signed a deal with the Iraqi government on Thursday to build a power plant at a cost of $445.5 million [521 billion Iraqi dinars]. The deal between Turkey’s Calik Enerji and the Iraqi Electricity Ministry is for the construction of the 1,250 megawatt al-Hayrat [Khayrat?] plant in Karbala. Calik Holding CEO, […]