An IAEA assessment reveals a shocking reality for electrical power in Iraq

An IAEA assessment reveals a shocking reality for electrical power in Iraq

2019/4/26 18:05

An IAEA assessment reveals a shocking reality for electrical power in Iraq[BAGHDAD-IN]
An assessment by the International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed a shocking reality for electrical power in Iraq.
A source familiar with the agency [IN] that “the Executive Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Petrol, and the accompanying delegation visited the capital Baghdad last Wednesday and met with President Barham Saleh and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, and the objective of his visit is not primarily oil and its estimates and the extent of Iraq’s commitment to OPEC decision to reduce, With a large team to help Iraq out of the crisis imported gas and provide advice and reform of the electricity system. ”
He added that Birol “made several recommendations to the Iraqi government was the most important are:
1 – There is no generation of the problem of electricity in Iraq , but there is a problem not to take advantage of it is necessary to make the most of maternity benefit through maintenance and sustainability processes.
2. increase the number of small electricity generators that help To reduce the pressure on power stations next summer.
3 – The government should set a fair price tariff for civil generators if the total amount they paid last year in all Iraq worth 4 billion dollars, which is larger than the budget allocated to the Ministry of Electricity by a half and more four times than paid by the consumer in Germany.
4 – The size of the rumors in Iraq is very large and must be managed firmly, more than 40%. This figure is very large compared to the global average of 8%, compared to Africa, which is the worst in which the rumors are 16% so should focus on reducing the rumors.
In Iraq, the worst solar site generates 30% more energy than solar installations in Germany, so the government should take steps to promote the use of solar energy.
6 – Cooperation with neighboring countries in the field of electrical connection.

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