Iraq and Jordan agree on a timetable for the completion of the electric link between the two countries
22:30 - 11/07/2019
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and Jordan, Thursday, on a timetable for the implementation and completion of linkage (Iraqi - Jordanian) of electricity by the end of 2021.
"Electricity Minister Loay Khatib met Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Adel Zwati at the ministry's headquarters in Baghdad, where the two sides discussed bilateral relations and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of both countries and peoples," the ministry said in a statement.
"The two sides agreed that the first phase of the project will include the implementation of the 400 kV high voltage transmission lines, which will connect the eastern region of Jordan (al-Risha) (al-Risha transformative station) with the western region of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
(al-Qaim) (300 km). The two sides will be responsible for the establishment, ownership and management of the project within its borders, as well as the cost of the parts of the project located in its territory. The project will be financed from the Iraqi side within the GE loan, This line when entering the service with the new transformational terminal station ends Year (2021) energy ranging from (150) and (200) MW, feed areas (based, and wet, and the curse, and Rawa) in Anbar province. "
"The two sides also agreed to complete the technical and economic studies required for the implementation of the second phase, which relate to the interconnectivity and mutual exchange between the two countries, which requires the completion of the internal energy transmission networks between the two countries and strengthening the exchange capacity, This is expected to be completed in 2025, so that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
be a promising market for energy exchange between neighboring countries. "End 25 n