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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 […]

Iraqi Cabinet Approves Scatec Solar Projects

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved the Ministry of Electricity entering into a the contract for the construction of two solar energy projects in Karbala (300 megawatts) and Alexandria/Iskandariya (225 megawatts). The Ministry of Oil had previously announced the project in October, involving a consortium of companies led by the Norwegian Scatec, whose […]

Iraq, UAE sign Contract to build 5 Solar Power Stations

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi attended a signing ceremony on Wednesday for the construction of five new solar power stations by Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company). This covers the first phase of the project, covering 1,000 megawatts of power out of a planned total capacity 2,000 megawatts. The signing ceremony was attended […]

KESK Secures Six-Figure Seed Funding

By John Lee. KESK, which describes itself as a "green solutions company", has announced that it has secured six-figure seed funding from Euphrates Venture Capital Fund. Founder and CEO, Basima Abdulrahman (pictured), said: "My vision is to make smart green solutions trustable, accessible, and affordable. We simply want to make the green way, the easy […]

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 […]