Electricity completes final GCC linkage

Electricity completes final GCC linkage

2019/8/30 14:09

Electricity completes final GCC linkage[Baghdad-Where]
Complementing the meetings held in a series of rounds conducted earlier by the government delegation headed by Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, and the Minister of Electricity Louay al-Khatib, included the Arab Gulf States, held important meetings of the Ministry of Electricity lasted two days, between Minister Khatib and a delegation Executive Management of the Gulf Linkage Authority, headed by Eng.
According to a ministry statement received [where] has held the final meeting between the Ministry of Electricity represented by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Distribution Eng. The technical, financial and legal requirements of the final linkage were discussed, which will accelerate its procedures.

The statement noted that “will be the Iraqi national grid to provide 500 MW when needed as a first stage, which will enhance electric power fitted to the areas south of the country, providing the foundations of electric power exchange.

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity, the ministry ‘s readiness to develop the reality of transmission and distribution networks that will contribute to increasing reliability the electrical grid across the country.

the meeting stressed the need to take into account the element of time, and shorten the time in order to finish this project as soon as possible as one of the mega – projects that promote economic and social ties between the member states.

the previous meetings there t It has paid the big positives that will result from the output of the GCC Interconnection Project , which will benefit the entire Iraqi national energy system, as is an investment in the field of energy and made available as a commodity strategy can be marketed across the Arab Gulf states down to European countries in the long term.