Electricity reveals the date for the completion of the first phase of the Gulf link
On Thursday, the Ministry of Electricity suggested completing the first stage of the synchronous linkage with the Gulf states by October of this year, indicating that linking Iraq to a regional transportation system gives flexibility and reliability to the network and makes Iraq a country that passes energy.
Ministry spokesman Ahmad Al-Abadi said in a statement that “Iraq has implemented a synchronous linkage project with Iran for the 400 (CV) carrier lines, as well as a synchronous linkage project with the Gulf states, of which it is hoped that the first phase of it will be completed by October of this year and includes two lines with (400 kV) with a length of 300 kilometers, 220 kilometers of which are inside Kuwaiti territory, and 80 kilometers inside Iraq, provided that it is funded by the [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/134477/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B1%D8%A8%D8%B7 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AE%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%AC%D9%8A][size=13]Gulf Linkage[/url] Authority and pumped 500 megawatts to Basra Governorate as a first stage.
Al-Abadi added, "Iraq also has a road map with Jordan through two lines, indicating that the approval of the Ministerial Energy Council has been obtained, but the cabinet has not approved it yet and includes the establishment of a joint electrical linkage with Jordan."
And he declared, "There is another road map with Turkey through the Mosul carrot line, and this line has not been completed yet, and in case of its completion it will be with a capacity of 400 megawatts to connect with the Turkish side and thus connect Iraq with a regional transportation system that gives flexibility and reliability to the network and makes Iraq a country that passes energy and can transfer it From the Gulf countries to Europe and Asia and vice versa, which will lead to his obtaining financial sums as a result of this, expressing his hope that it will be accomplished during the next three years so that Iraq will be a hub for transferring energy from the Gulf towards Europe and East Asia countries and vice versa.
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