Iraq Faces Summer Power Crunch Despite Progress On $75Bn Mega-Plan
Iraq is eyeing the addition of some 2.5gw of badly needed power generation capacity before the summer demand crunch really starts to bite. Projects are coming on stream, and on 12 June, Iraqi power generation, including imports from Iran, broke through the 10gw mark for the first time.
However, the increments are also behind schedule and the country’s ailing electricity sector is still...