IRAQ

KRG Lays Out Plans To Double Power Capacity By End-2016

Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) plans to more than double its power generation capacity from 4GW to 8.6GW by the end of 2016.

At the heart of current KRG capacity are three combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants. These can currently generate up to 3GW in open-cycle mode, but will deliver 4.5GW – with the same volume of gas feedstock – upon conversion to more efficient combined-cycle operation (see...