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Iraq Close to Decision on $3bn Power-Plant Projects

Bloomberg reports that Iraq will award seven major electricity generation contracts within the next 2 weeks as part of a three-year plan to expand power capacity. Kosay Sattar, the Electricity Ministry's director general of planning, said companies from Iran, Europe, Egypt and South Korea are bidding for $3 billion of orders to build 7,000 megawatts […]

Siemens to Build 3 Electrical Transformer Stations

Azzaman news agency reports that Iraq's Ministry of Electricity has struck a deal with Siemens for the construction of three electrical transformer stations. The deal, said to be worth $76 million, is the latest in a series of contracts by the ministry to upgrade the national grid and increase the supply of electricity, which is […]

Two Contracts Agreed for Electrical Transformers

Bloomberg reports that the United Transformers Electric Company of Saudi Arabia, and the Turkish unit of Siemens AG, have signed contracts to supply transformers to Iraq. United Transformers (UTEC) will provide 1,250 units with a total capacity of 400 kilovolts for $11.6 million, while Siemens Turkey will provide another 1,250 with a total capacity of […]

New Power Stations in Basra

Local government in Basra province announced that a new gas-powered electricity station with a capacity of 500 MW will soon be built in Najibia region in the north of the province. Technical deputy Munthir Niema told NMC that the cost of the station will depend on petro-dollar balance, and its output will be used for […]

New Electricity Projects Throughout Iraq

The Iraqi Industry Ministry has ordered its factories to work on generating electricity required for production, to minimize the load on the national electricity network. The ministry noted that power shortage is causing losses to its factories. “The ministry has issued contracts to purchase large generators for this purpose,” the ministry said in a press […]