Middle East Economic Survey


No 29


Iraqi Power Sector: CPAs Legacy And Lessons

By Tom Wheelock and Robyn McGuckin

The Coalition Provision Authority (CPA), which handed over power to an interim Iraqi government on 28 June 2004, incurred much criticism from Iraqis and the media because of the daily shortfalls in electricity supply. A year later, former CPA officials Mr Wheelock and Ms McGuckin, in an article written for MEES, address these issues by presenting political,...