250MW Power Station Opened in Karbala

Deputy Premier for Energy Affairs Hussein al-Shahristani (pictured) has opened a new 250-MW, gas-fired power station in Karbala.

Sharistani said that the government is working on electricity generating stations in Babel, Karbala and Anbar provinces, while another 250-MW station will be opened in Hilla in the coming days.

Iraq recently announced that it also plans to invest up to $1.6 billion on renewable energy over the next three years.

(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

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