Tag Archives | Khairat

CMEC to Expand in Iraqi Electricity Sector?

By John Lee. During their recent visit to China, the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, accompanied by the Ministers of Transport and Electricity visited the China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), which specializes in transport, energy, communications and heavy engineering equipment. The company is already involved in the reconstruction of Salah al-Din power station and […]

Energy Cmte Discusses New Projects

By John Lee. The Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi chaired a meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Energy (pictured) on Monday. The meeting discussed the status of power supply and the importance of working to improve it, including a proposed project for 400 KV electric transmission lines on deferred payment basis; a program of maintenance, […]

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 […]

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 […]