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MHPS to Upgrade Hartha Power Station

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has reportedly awarded a contract to Japan’s Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) to refurbish the Unit 1 of the Hartha thermal power station (pictured) in Basra province. According to Energy Business Review, the power station is claimed to account for approximately 25 percent of Basra’s total power generation […]

Japanese Loan Boosts Output at Hartha Power Station

Unit No.4 of the Hartha Thermal Power Station has re-started operations and is supplying 200MW of electricity to the grid, following rehabilitation works funded with the Japanese ODA loan. A completion ceremony was held on 7th September, attended by Mr. Adel Kadhim Jaryan, Deputy Minister of Electricity, Representatives of Basra Governorate, officials of Ministry of […]

Greek and Turkish Firms Head-to-Head for Iraqi Power Contract

Greek power plant builder Metka SA, and Turkey’s Gama Holding AS, are reportedly the remaining two companies on the shortlist to build a new power station in Iraq, according to a report from Bloomberg, citing Naftemporiki. The 500 MW plant has an estimated budget of $400 million. In recent weeks both of these companies, along with […]

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: […]