Jordanian - Iraqi agreement on a timetable on the electric linkage
Iraq and Jordan agreed on a timetable for the implementation and completion of the Iraqi-Jordanian link for electricity by the end of 2021.
"Minister Luai 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 cooperation and ways to strengthen it," the ministry said in a press release.
"The two sides agreed that the first phase of the project will include the implementation of the 400 kV high- [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/1820/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B7%D8%A7%D9%82%D8%A9 %D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D9%87%D8%B1%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%A9]voltage[/url] transmission line , which will link [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/111928/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%86%D8%B7%D9%82%D8%A9 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B4%D8%B1%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%A9]the eastern region[/url] of Jordan (Al Risha transformative station) with the western region of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] (based plant manufacturing) , With a length of (300) km, that the two sides bear responsibility for the establishment, ownership and management of the project, all within its borders.
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. The eight link countries, and is expected to complete this stage in 2025, to be a promising market for [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] to exchange energy between neighboring countries.
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