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Jiyad: Debating the TotalEnergies' Iraq Agreement

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Debating TotalEnergies' Agreement- A breakthrough or Recycling Old Practices Without Economic Feasibility and Lacks Transparency After only four short visits to Iraq and holding a few meetings behind closed doors, TotalEnergies (TE) […]

Siemens to provide more Electricity Generation to Iraq

By John Lee. Federal Government welcomes Germany's contribution to the sustainable development of Iraq's energy infrastructure The CEO of Siemens Energy AG, Dr. Christian Bruch, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Iraqi Minister of Electricity, Zayad Ali Alrzij [Ziyad Ali Fadel, Ziad Ali Fadhil Sudani], on the further electrification of Iraq. The agreement was […]

Contract Signed for New Solar Power Station in Erbil

The KRG's Minister of Electricity, Kamal Mohammed, signed a contract with with "Pluto Otto Cycle company" on Monday to build a solar power station in Erbil province. The minister signed the deal with the company to set up a 25-megawatt solar power station. The project will be implemented within 90 days and will produce 25 […]

TotalEnergies Re-affirms Commitment to Iraq Energy Projects

By John Lee. France's TotalEnergies has re-affirmed its commitment to energy projects in Iraq. Following a meeting in Paris with Iraq's Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, the Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies, Patrick Pouyanne, said that Iraq is one of the most promising countries in attracting global investment for energy projects. He added that […]

Iraq plans 750-MW solar project in Muthanna

By John Lee. Iraq is planning to build a 750-MW solar energy project in Al-Muthanna. On a visit to the province, Electricity Minister Adel Karim said the project would be supported by "several secondary stations", to help meet the need for electricity. The announcement follows major contracts over the past year with companies such as […]

Iraq committed to Renewable Energy

By John Lee. The Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, has said that Iraq is committed to reducing carbon emissions through implementing a number of gas investment projects and developing gas fields, as well as projects to produce solar energy. At a conference in Iraq under the title "Pathways for a lower carbon future for […]

WFP launches Solar Energy Solution at University of Sulaymaniyah

WFP launches solar energy solution for youth project with University of Sulaymaniyah The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has helped provide a new solar power system for the Career Development Centre at the University of Sulaymaniyah. The solar energy provided now effectively meets the electricity gap during power cuts or shortages, enabling seamless support […]