Iraq Seeks International Investors To Build 750 MW Solar Projects: Report

0
251
  • All the seven solar power plants to be built in the south of the country
  • This includes the largest 300 megawatts plant in Kerbala as per the statement

As per a report by Reuters, Iraq is seeking international investors to build seven solar power plants, with a total capacity of 750 megawatts (MW) as it aims to develop its renewable energy potential. Iraq is in talks with some of the international companies, including French Total and “Norwegian companies” to discuss building solar projects, the oil ministry said in a statement.

Solar energy is rare in Iraq

The report added that all the seven solar power plants to be built in the south of the country. This includes the largest 300 megawatts plant in Kerbala as per the statement.

The report added that the national grid supplies only a few hours of power a day. Solar energy is rare in Iraq, expect for lighting on some of its main streets.

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS & COMMENTS

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Are you human? *