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GE to support Bazyan Power Plant in Sulaymaniyah

By John Lee. GE Gas Power has signed an agreement with Taurus Arm, owner of the 500 megawatts (MW) Bazyan Power Plant, to provide parts, repairs, and services for two 9F.04 gas turbines at the facility for a period of 16 years. The turbines were supplied by GE to Taurus Arm in 2021 under a […]

Iraqi Company Buys Romanian Power Plant

By John Lee. Iraq's Mass Group Holding has bought a power plant in Romania. According to a statement from the administrator, Expert Insolventa SRL, the company has bought the Mintia thermal power plant (pictured) from Complexului Energetic Hunedoara SA for 91.2 million euro ($91 million) in a public auction. Mass Global Energy Rom, a subsidiary […]

Iraq's Economic Capital "engulfed in Trash"

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi economic capital engulfed in trash, suffers from dilapidated electricity Home to Iraq's richest oil wells, Basra should have wealth and development to rival the Emirates. Instead, the southern province is one of Iraq's […]

Qatar signs Grid Interconnection agreeent 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 […]

PM Opens New Maysan Power Plant

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has officially opened the new Maysan Power Station. The new power plant adds 750 megawatts of capacity to the grid, 500 MW of which are produced through simple cycle and 250 MW through combined cycle. It is powered by natural gas from the Halfaya and Bazerkan fields, […]

Croatian firm wins $69m Power Plant Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. Croatia's Koncar Group has signed an agreement worth EUR 65 million ($69 million) with Iraq's Ministry of Electricity for the revitalization of Haditha hydroelectric power station. Under the agreement, the company will carry out what it describes as  "a partial revitalization of generation units, replace part of the MV and HV equipment, […]

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 […]