Siemens confirms its intention to end the electricity file in Iraq … and a governmental request for smart meters

Siemens confirms its intention to end the electricity file in Iraq … and a governmental request for smart meters

11/15/2020 14:38:17

Siemens confirms its intention to end the electricity file in Iraq ... and a governmental request for smart meters{Baghdad: Al Furat News} The Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, discussed with the delegation of the German company Siemens, steps to improve and develop the electrical network.
The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers stated in a statement that Al Furat News received a copy of it, that “the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Naeem Al-Ghazi, discussed with the delegation of the German company Siemens, steps to improve and develop the electrical network through projects implemented by the company in a number of governorates, and the sustainability of contracts Signed with the Iraqi government, as well as the stages of completion for the construction of the gas station in Wasit Governorate, with a production capacity of (1300) megawatts, and the need to complete it before the coming summer season,
stressing the need for the company to focus on developing a technical study for the transmission and distribution of electric power, As it is the main problem for the electricity sector in Iraq, “referring to” equipping the Ministry of Electricity with smart meters, according to modern technical specifications, and distributing the company’s effort to establish stations, according to the population census in the western, southern and northern regions, in order to cover Iraq’s actual need and move towards self-sufficiency. ” .
The company’s representatives confirmed Siemens’s determination to work seriously and intensify efforts in order to implement the concluded contracts, according to the timelines specified in the terms of the contract, to terminate the electricity file in Iraq, and to proceed with preparing the technical study for the modernization and development of the electrical network, with regard to the transmission and distribution of electrical energy. .

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