Accusations of collusion with private generators of electricity prosecute owners
BAGHDAD / Amer supporter
Said committee member high Nassif, in a statement seen "long" a copy of it, that "Iraq fighting a war against Daesh and going through financial hardship and exceptional circumstances, and these circumstances require concerted everyone and promote the spirit of citizenship and humanitarian deal for the transit of these crises, however, some weak people are taking advantage of this crisis to satisfy their greed illegally at the expense of the poor, and these are not different from Aldoaash in Agramhm. "
She Nassif that " a number of areas of Baghdad is witnessing a strange phenomenon is to increase the hours of power cuts at the beginning of the month and end up in the temperate months that are not experiencing pressure on the electricity system, and thus forced the people to participate in the private generators, as signs of collusion and clear by some employees of the electricity generators with the owners. "
Confirmed Nassif that "any member of the electricity found to be involved in this immoral practices and inhuman will be named in the media will not suffice sentenced him through administrative procedures, but we will demand the prosecution of those to be an example to others , " calling for the Minister of Electricity to "an investigation in this case and harsher penalties for corrupt. in
turn , stressed the Baghdad Provincial Council decision Farhan Qasim in an interview for the "long", that "there is news given on this issue , but there is nothing concrete."
he added Kassem said the work " of the Council is to monitor amps prices in the generator, as well as violators accountable, as the offense up to a million and a quarter of a million who sells Amp click the selected price. "
said Qasim that" these increases occur in areas of the interior over the Mediterranean, where there was no objection on this mechanism, making his generation the lifting prices . "
Qasim and detect" non - registration of many cases in low - income areas, the difficulty of living there, where the owner of the generator is committed to the decisions made. "
He said Qasim 're punishment for his generation in case of repeated violation, and contravenes instructions."
this move continued source Ministry of Electricity declined to be named in his speech for the "long", that " the owners of generators are sometimes in agreement with one of the people responsible for the fire - and - play, to increase the hours of the pieces under the pretext of a technical glitch or a feeding area at the expense of another."
The source added that "this deal earns hardiness parties extra money as the owner of the generator increases the price of amps and the employee gets the extra money in exchange for raising the electric points and dropping off again."
He said , "One time event generated a dispute between the owner and the operator so the latter giving electricity continuously for the owner - generated."
The Baghdad provincial council said in ( the ninth of March 2014), as follows the style of "changing the price" for the price of amps per month on private generators and the government, attributing the cause to " a lack of confidence , including supply him the Ministry of Electricity of electric hours to citizens , " and as he pointed out that Select price amps for the past two months (6-7) thousands of amperes per, pointed to the continuing work of the inspection committees to follow up the owners of generators per day and taking into account citizen complaints.
The new Electricity Minister Karim Aftan al - Jumaili, in the (April 12, 2014), promises to provide citizens with electric power during 24 hours a day during the summer in the case of fuel stations by the Oil Ministry, and pointed out that the abolition of bills of electric power consumption of previous years requires "legislation" of the House of Representatives, while calling on citizens to "pay" what discharged from wages to ensure continuity of supplies of electricity.
The Ministry of Electricity has, in the (February 28, 2014), that the production capacity of the plants amounted to more than 12 thousand MW, and confirmed its intention to "increase their production during the summer to 16 thousand megawatts, and as revealed that wasted energy volume of 6200 reached, due to lack of some stations equipped with natural gas and alternative fuel, showed that this year "will see the entry of four new power stations to service."
the Iraq suffers a shortage of electric power since the beginning of the year 1990, and increased hours of rationing power after 2003, in Baghdad and the provinces, because made a lot TV stations in addition to the sabotage of facilities over the past years.