Iraq plans 20GW Solar Power by 2030

By John Lee.

Iraq's Minister of Oil has his Ministry's goal is to support the Ministry of Electricity to have 20 gigawatts of solar energy capacity installed by 2030.

In a promotional video issued by the Government of Iraq, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar added that the recently-announced partnership with French energy company Total will include the production of clean solar energy in Southern Iraq.

He said the Ministry was in discussion with other oil producers, including BP, to use their sites to produce solar power.

(Source: Govt of Iraq)

One Response to Iraq plans 20GW Solar Power by 2030

  1. Ibn Al Iraq 17th February 2021 at 07:50 #

    Sir,

    We Sincerely wish this will be implemented within the specified time!

    In Iraq, these official announcements are merely for public digestion and Iraqis and the rest of the world know this way before!

    Iraqi Politicians are only after their own interests!!

    The Whole ruling parties have to go ASAP to see real improvements.

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