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300MW Power Station opened near Erbil

By John Lee. A new 300-megawatt steam power plant has been recently opened in Khabat, on the outskirts of Erbil. The plant, built in partnership with South Korean companies POSCO and the Korean National Oil Company (KNOC), adds 10 percent to the region's electricity capacity. Speaking at the opening ceremony, KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani […]

New Power Plant inaugurated in Sulaymaniyah

Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani inaugurated a new power station in Sulaymaniyah. In a speech during the ceremony, Prime Minister Barzani thanked South Korea for helping build the plant, which generates 400 KV electric power.   He also said that despite major challenges, the KRG has taken serious steps ahead, and it allocated significant […]

Korea's Posco Wins $700m KRG Power Contract

By John Lee. The KRG has signed contracts worth $700 million (840 billion Iraqi dinars) with South Korea’s Posco Engineering & Construction Company and the Korea National Oil Company (KNOC) to build a power station and tranformer. Posco will build the plants and KNOC will finance the projects in line with terms of its 2008 […]

$25bn Iraq Housing Deal with S. Korea

Dr. Sami Al- Araji, NIC Chairman, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Seoul with a Korean company to build 500,000 housing units throughout Iraqi. The deal could have a possible total value of $25 billion, based on the previous information from the commission stating that each housing unit was expected to cost $50,000. Reuters reports […]