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Iraq Announces 755MW Solar Projects

Ministry fo Electricity is inviting bids for construction of a number of solar farms across the country

The Iraq Ministry of Electricity has announced projects for the construction of a number of solar power plants in provinces throughout the country.

Described as the country's first round of solar investment, Iraq is inviting bids for a 300MW project in Karbala, a 225MW project in Babylon and a number of smaller projects with a capacity between 30-50MW.

The projects come as Iraq seeks to increase its power output and develop its use of renewable power generation to supply the grid, with the projects targeted for completion by the end of 2020.

Source: Renewables Now


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