Iraq prepares to construct 150 MW of photo voltaic parks in Al Anbar province

Might 24 (Renewables Now) – Al Anbar Governorate is planning to award two funding firms from the UAE a contract to construct solar energy vegetation with a complete capability of 150 MW in Iraq’s largest province.

The province in cooperation with the ministry of electrical energy has ready 5 websites to arrange photo voltaic parks, deputy governor Jassim Abdullah has instructed Iraq’s official newspaper Al-Sabaah.

The tasks must be accomplished inside a yr or a yr and a half after the formal signing of the contracts with the Emirati firms whose names weren’t disclosed.

Abdullah famous that work is underway to facilitate procedures for allocating land for the photo voltaic vegetation which might be pioneering for the province. These procedures might function a reference for different governorates to speed up the implementation of such tasks, in line with Abdullah.

The deliberate photo voltaic vegetation ought to assist the governorate bridge the scarcity of electrical energy within the province.

The proposed venture is the most recent in a collection of initiatives Iraq is endeavor to develop photo voltaic power throughout the nation.

Final week, Iraq’s minister of electrical energy Adel Karim mentioned {that a} 750-MW photo voltaic park could be arrange within the southern Al-Muthanna Governorate to make sure sufficient energy provide within the province.

This provides to 3 main photo voltaic tasks with a mixed capability of two.75 GW that have been agreed final yr.

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