Iraq to build 2,000MW power plant

Iraq has approved a project to build a 2,000 MW power plant as part of a post-war scheme to rehabilitate its services and infrastructure, an Iraqi deputy was reported on Monday as saying. The power project is located in the Sothern oil hub of Basra and is intended to bridge a power supply gap in […]

Feature: Chinese-built power plant light of hope for war-torn Iraq

BAGHDAD, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — Alongside the Tigris River in Wasit Province, Iraq’s largest thermal power plant stands tall. With six generator units boasting a total installed capacity of 2,540 megawatts, it roars day and night, generating electricity for tens of thousands of families, bringing the light of hope to this war-torn country. Years of […]

Iraq unveils plan for constructing a large-scale power and desalination complex

Iraq has unveiled plans for the construction of a 3,000-megawatt (MW) power plant and a one-million-cubic-meters-per-day (m³/day) water desalination facility, reports Zawya. The facility will be located in the Southern Al-Faw Peninsula, where one of the world’s largest container terminals is currently under construction, as reported by an Iraqi official on Thursday. These two facilities are […]