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Sustainable Energy Solutions: New Projects Launched

Supporting Iraq's Local Economic Development through Sustainable Energy Solutions - New Projects Launched Three innovative projects aimed at promoting sustainable energy solutions were launched today in partnership with the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and the governorates of Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, and Duhok. The projects, which were designed by the […]

TotalEnergies signs $10bn New Deals in Iraq

TotalEnergies, the Iraqi Ministries for oil and electricity, and the country's National Investment Commission (NIC) have signed, in the presence of the Prime Minister of Iraq, major agreements covering several projects in the Basra region, designed to enhance the development of Iraq's natural resources to improve the country's electricity supply. Iraq, a country rich in […]

PowerChina to Develop 2GW of Solar Power in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq has signed an "agreement of principles" with state-owned PowerChina (Power Construction Corporation of China) to build a 2,000-MW solar power station. The Director General of the Investments and Contracts Department at the Ministry of Electricity, Mrs. Maha Hamoudi Abdul-Jabbar, signed on behalf of the Iraqi side, while the Deputy General Manager […]

World Bank President discusses Iraqi Projects

By John Lee. World Bank Group President David Malpass met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi during his visit to the United States this week. During the meeting, they discussed the cooperation in financing infrastructure projects in the fields of water, airports, natural gas and energy projects, especially solar. President Malpass affirmed to Prime Minister […]

Iraq Invests in Clean Energy

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq invests in clean energy Iraq is investing in clean energy to produce electricity, especially solar energy, which is almost available throughout the year in various regions of the […]

GE announces 'Energy Transition Plan' for Iraq

GE has announced a comprehensive "Energy Transition Plan" for Iraq, ¬†presenting its transformative strategies to support the country's evolution to a cleaner energy future. The plan includes several key pillars that support the government's goals to enhance Iraq's power infrastructure, as well as promote decarbonization and energy sector diversification. The Energy Transition Plan was announced […]

Masdar to Develop Solar Projects in Iraq

By John Lee. Masdar, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi-based¬† Mubadala Investment Company, has signed a strategic agreement to develop 2,000 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Iraq. Heads of Agreement (HOA) were signed at a virtual ceremony by His Excellency Majid A. Hantosh, Minister of Electricity, the Republic of Iraq, Her Excellency Suha […]

Iraq signs 4 Major Energy Deals with Total

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has signed an agreement of principles with the French company Total for four major energy projects in the country: Plants to collect and refine associated natural gas at the fields of Artawi [Ratawi], West Qurna 2, Majnoon, Tuba [Subba] and Lahais [Luhais]. This will include a Central Gas […]