02:46 - 06-24-2022
Today, Friday, the Federal Ministry of Electricity signed a contract with an Emirati company to implement solar power plants.
A statement by the ministry stated, "It concluded in the conference hall at the ministry's headquarters, a legal advisory contract with the UAE's Masdar Company, which is among the procedures necessary to establish solar energy plants, in the presence of the Undersecretary for Transmission and Distribution Affairs (on behalf of the minister), and the Director General of the Technical Department at the Ministry's headquarters. The Director General of the Legal Department, Muhammad Al-Azzawi, signed on behalf of the Iraqi side, and the General Manager of Eversheds Sutherland Company, Tawfiq Al-Tabbaa, on the Emirati side.
He added that "the contract included the construction of solar power plants with a capacity of (1,000 megawatts) as a first stage, in the governorates of (Maysan 100 megawatts, Dhi Qar 450 megawatts, Nineveh 100 megawatts, and Anbar 350 megawatts)."
He stressed that "the procedures for allocating land and determining the paths of transmission lines have been completed, noting that" the company has begun to conduct topographical surveys, environmental and social impact assessments and soil investigations.
"Negotiations for the energy purchase contract have reached their final stages, to start financing procedures from by the company, and the establishment of stations at the agreed upon locations.
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]