Three New Power Plants for Iraq

By John Lee.

An international consortium has received local government approval to build three new power stations in central and southern Iraq, and is now waiting on approval from the Central Government in Baghdad.

They will be built by a consortium of led by Semco Maritime of Denmark, AMH Group of the United Kingdom, and Kayi Construction Inc. of Turkey, along with other British and European firms including Parsons Brinckerhoff and Mott Macdonald.

To discuss the project, the consortium recently met with:

  • Vice President Dr. Khodair al-Khozaei [Khudayr Musa Jafar Abbas al-Khuzai];
  • Minister of Electricity, Mr. Kareem Aftan Al-Jumily [Jumayli];
  • Dr Sami al Araji, Chairman of the National Investment Commission;
  • Mr. Hyder Raad Zahid, Head of Corporate Banking at the Trade Bank of Iraq;
  • Mr. Zaid Mehdi, Deputy Chairman for Business Development, Trade Bank of Iraq;
  • Danish Ambassador, Mr. Gert Meinecke;
  • British Head of Mission Mr. Robert Deane, representing the then British Ambassador Michael Aron.

The plants will have a combined capacity of 382 MW.

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2 Responses to Three New Power Plants for Iraq

  1. Aladdin 12th July 2012 at 09:54 #

    Dear Sirs;
    Good day.
    I wonder if we can have more details about this project like the locations of these stations and the type, capacity of them!

    The second thing, who will finance the project?

    Your feedback will be appreciated



  2. julian 26th June 2013 at 08:03 #

    Good day

    Will be happy if can have the location and type of machine to be installed in the projects.