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Plans to Improve Billing of Utilities in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's National Data Center Department, in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, has held a meeting to discuss a system for controlling data on water and electricity lists and linking them to the actual property occupant. Importantly, the meeting included discussion of electronic payment and collection mechanisms. The meeting was […]

Iraq, UAE sign Contract to build 5 Solar Power Stations

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi attended a signing ceremony on Wednesday for the construction of five new solar power stations by Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company). This covers the first phase of the project, covering 1,000 megawatts of power out of a planned total capacity 2,000 megawatts. The signing ceremony was attended […]

Elsewedy and TTC complete Substations in Iraq

By John Lee. Elsewedy Electric and Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) have reportedly announced the completion of four electrical substations in Southern Iraq. According to Zawya, the $546-million contract was signed in February 2018, with the participation of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Sumitomo-Mitsui Banking Corporation, under insurance cover […]

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)