Committee Chairman Haibat al-Halbousi said in a statement to the official agency, followed by the "National News Center", that "the House of Representatives, during its hosting of the Ministerial Energy Committee, discussed many issues, the most important of which is the deterioration of electric power," noting that "the meeting came out with several recommendations, including increasing fuel oil allocations for stations, In addition to a large number of recommendations that will be presented to the Council of Ministers during the next session for approval.”
He added that "the supply of electric power has reached more than 20 thousand megawatts, and this percentage is happening for the first time in the history of Iraq," stressing that "the coming days will witness a clear improvement in the supply of electric power."
The Ministry of Electricity had announced, today, Friday, that the production of electrical energy had risen to 20,642 megawatts, confirming the low level of targeting electrical facilities.
The Ministry’s spokesman, Ahmed Moussa, told the official agency, followed by the “National News Center
” that “the ministries of Oil, Water Resources, Defense and Interior supported the work of the Ministry of Electricity by harnessing emergency and protection regiments to secure the infrastructure of the electricity sector, which is still being targeted so far, but the targeting has become partial. specific.”
He added that "the cooperative effort contributed to the presence of a supportive operations room for work and production stations, and to break the bottlenecks," noting that "there are government efforts to increase the gas supplied from the Iranian side, which led to the operation of some generating stations that were suspended, which contributed to encircling the crisis, and the advancement of electrical reality.
He stressed that "the load of the electricity system reached 20,642 megawatts, which is an unprecedented production, which reflected positively on the supply of electricity," noting that "what the system reached in terms of loads, it was supposed to reach through the periodic maintenance of equipment, and therefore the lack Approval of the budget and not allocating funds for maintenance, has an impact on the level of generation and the decline in gas emissions in a certain time, as a result of non-payment of debts and the operation of stations with heavy fuel negatively affected their efficiency.
Moussa pointed out that "the ministry has competencies, departments and solid plans, which are being followed up by Al-Kazemi and the first deputy of the House of Representatives, Hassan Al-Kaabi, and therefore the ministry does not need the presence of experts as much as it needs international companies specialized in energy to develop the electricity sector."
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