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Kurdistan Announces 5 New Power Plants

The KRG's minister of electricity, Yassen Shekh Abubakir Mawati [Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawati] (pictured), has announced the creation of five hydro-electric and gas power plants in the region: Three hydro-electric power plants at Deraluk-Rashawa Dam, Mandawa-Kopala and Taqtaq; Two gas power plants with 200-megawatt capacity each in Qaladze and Harir. (Source: AKnews)

$40m Renovation of Kurdistan Hydroelectric Dams

Two hydro-electric plants in Sulaimaniya province of Iraqi Kurdistan are being renovated at a cost of $40 million [48 billion Iraqi dinars], according to a report from AKnews. Sirwan Mohammed Mahmoud, the media and relations director at Sulaimaniya electricity office, told the agency that the budget to renovate Darbanikhan (pictured) and Dokan dams comes from […]