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Qatar signs Grid Interconnection agreement with Iraq

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) cooperates with the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) to develop the Gulf electricity interconnection system and connect it to the southern Iraq network. QFFD signed an agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority to develop the Gulf electricity interconnection system and to connect it to the southern Iraq […]

Saudi approves MoU to supply Electricity to Iraq

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia has approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iraq, under which Saudi Arabia would provide electricity to Iraq. The agreement was approved at meeting of the Saudi cabinet (pictured) on Tuesday, chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. According to the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), the routes of […]

Saudi Arabia and Iraqi discuss Connecting Electricity Grids

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, has met with the Saudi Minister of Energy, HRH Abdulaziz bin Salman, to discuss connecting their respective electricity grids. They also discussed enhanced energy cooperation between the two countries, and the work of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council. Iraq and Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of […]

Iraqi Cabinet approves Electricity Supply Contract with Iran

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved a contract between the Ministry of Electricity and Iran's Power Generation and Distribution Company (Tavanir) for the supply of electricity. According to details released from the cabinet meeting this week, the term of the contract shall be five years, and the price is reduced from 3.4 cents […]

Will Iran's Electricity Cut turn Iraq towards Gulf?

By Muhammad Jawad Adib for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Iran's electricity cut turn Iraq toward Gulf? Iraq is facing reduced electricity and gas supplies from Iran, which might lead Iraq toward an electricity connection with the […]

Iran "Suspends" Export of Electricity to Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's Electricity Minister has reportedly said that Iran has suspended exports of electricity to Iraq on Tuesday. According to Basnews, the decision is due to reduced water levels feeding hydro-electric plants in Iran. Iraq had just received a waiver from the US allowing it to continue importing electricity from Iran. (Source: Basnews)