By John Lee.
Iraq has signed an "agreement of principles" with state-owned PowerChina (Power Construction Corporation of China) to build a 2,000-MW solar power station.
The Director General of the Investments and Contracts Department at the Ministry of Electricity, Mrs. Maha Hamoudi Abdul-Jabbar, signed on behalf of the Iraqi side, while the Deputy General Manager of PowerChina, Mr. Li Dzhi, signed for the Chinese side.
The first phase of the project will have a capacity of 750 MW.
(Source: Govt of Iraq)