[size=36]Energy production will rise to 23 thousand megawatts next summer .. This is the reason for the low supply in five governorates[/size]
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The Ministry of Electricity announced, on Tuesday, that energy production will rise to 23 thousand megawatts next summer.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Electricity, Ahmed Al-Abadi, said, "The Ministry has succeeded in implementing its plan by adding 3,600 megawatts to the electrical system in 2019 and is seeking to add another 3500 megawatts in the year 2020 through the introduction of a number of electrical stations, such as molasses, with a capacity of 500 megawatts and a capacity of 400 megawatts and a capacity of 400 megawatts and a capacity 750 megawatts and the 500-megawatt Al-Samawa station, in addition to the introduction of the Al-Jadiriyah diesel station, which will supply the system with approximately 100 megawatts. "
He added, "The owners of the ministry are currently working on completing the rehabilitation work in a large number of electrical stations, including Kirkuk gas and Dam Hamrin and Bsmah and obstetric units in other stations," noting that "all these work will be done before the next summer season, which contributes to supplying the system with additional cards."
Al-Abbadi revealed that "a station in Samaya will also supply the system after expansion with approximately 1500 megawatts, which will contribute to raising the production to 3500 megawatts, indicating that the amount of the plan reaches 4500 megawatts," indicating that the amount of the plan is that with the amount of 4500 MW,
And confirmed that "the Ministry, as it succeeded in reaching the 19,200 MW previous summer, aims to reach 23 thousand MW this summer, provided that the continued pumping of Iranian gas and any fuel in the IJ."
Al-Abadi said that "the energy production in all of Iraq currently ranges between 13500 megawatts to 14200 megawatts and that the hours of processing in Baghdad reach 15 hours and Basra 24 hours and 22 hours in Nasiriyah and 22 hours in Maysan and 17 hours in the province of Kirkuk."
He pointed out that "the problem of low supply affected only the provinces of Baghdad, Babylon, Karbala, Najaf and Diwaniya due to the low pressure of Iranian gas, which affected the production of stations that depend on it for their operation," noting that "the Iranian side is now pumping nearly 3 million cubic feet of the agreed quantity out of the agreed quantity." Of 25 million cubic feet. "
He stressed that "the Ministry, through the crisis cell formed to overcome the problem of low Iranian gas pumping, was held in the presence of the Minister of Electricity, the Prime Minister’s consultant for the Ministry of Oil, Gas lasts for a longer period of time, and every year this decrease occurs, but this year it happened with greater levels and greater levels of reduction than every year. "
He noted, "Among the speedy measures to overcome the problem of fuel supplied to electrical stations, the Council of Ministers authorized the Ministry of Oil to approve the fifth round of licenses in relation to gas fields, because their qualification will contribute to supplying the electrical stations with associated gas / 29".