Tag Archives | Khairat

Iraqi Power Station Developer to provide Smart Meters

By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has required the developer of the Al-Khairat [Al-Khayrat] power station to also supply smart meters for use by domestic and industrial customers. According to a statement from the Cabinet, the investing company, which it says is Harlow International, will prepare between 100,000 and 150,000 smart meters, in addition to […]

CITIC Construction Wins $3.7bn Iraq Power Deal

By John Lee. China's CITIC Construction has won the bid for the first and second phases of AI Khairat heavy oil power plant in Iraq. Yang Jianqiang, Deputy President of CITIC Construction, held talks with Mazin Wajih, Chairman of Harlow International, in Dubai representative office, and received the letter of acceptance issued by Mazin Wajih. […]

Hyundai to Build Al-Khairat Power Station

The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Cabinet discussed the needs of Iraq's health sector, and agreed several measures to expand existing capacity and introduce new services. The measures included: Adding additional ward capacity for the treatment of cancer patients at the National Amal Hospital and the […]

CMEC to Expand in Iraqi Electricity Sector?

By John Lee. During their recent visit to China, the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, accompanied by the Ministers of Transport and Electricity visited the China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), which specializes in transport, energy, communications and heavy engineering equipment. The company is already involved in the reconstruction of Salah al-Din power station and […]

Energy Cmte Discusses New Projects

By John Lee. The Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi chaired a meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Energy (pictured) on Monday. The meeting discussed the status of power supply and the importance of working to improve it, including a proposed project for 400 KV electric transmission lines on deferred payment basis; a program of maintenance, […]

Calik Enerji to Open Khairat Power Plant in July

The Turkish company Çalık Enerji will open its 250 mega watt Khairat power station at the beginning of July, the first of 20 stations Iraq hopes to build around the country, reports AKnews. The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein al-Shahristani, made the announcement today and told AKnews that the Ministry of Oil will provide fuel […]

Work Starts at $450m Karbala Power Station

Iraq's Deputy Premier for Energy, Hussein al-Shahrestani, laid the foundation stone for the new 1250 megawatt al-Khairat power station in Karbala, which will add about 20% to power production in Iraq if completed as scheduled in April 2013. Iraqi energy officials on Sunday marked the start of work on a 1,250 megawatt power plant with […]