"Iraq Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, infrastructure associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Iraq's infrastructure industry.
Infrastructure is the main focus of reconstruction efforts in Iraq, as the country grapples with electricity shortages and insufficient transport links. Improving core economic social infrastructure provision should help the country on the path to economic normalcy.
The key areas of focus are:
- Electricity: In May 2010, the government announced a new target for the electricity sector, to generate 27,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity by 2013. With current nameplate capacity standing at around 15,000MW, this includes almost doubling capacity in three years. This target is ambitious to say the least.