Ministry of Electricity: The Gulf linkage will supply the southern governorates with 500 megawatts

Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 15:12

Ministry of Electricity: The Gulf linkage will supply the southern governorates with 500 megawatts

Baghdad-INA

 The Ministry of Electricity revealed that linking power lines with the Gulf states will supply the southern governorates with 500 megawatts.

 The spokeman for the Ministry of Electricity, Ahmed Moussa Al-Abadi said: “Iraq has signed an agreement with the Gulf Linking Authority that includes being a member with the six Gulf states,” noting that “work is being done now in the first phase, which ends in the tenth month of this year and enters service,  It will supply the southern governorates with 500 megawatts of electricity. "

 Al-Abadi added that "the ministry has completed the synchronization linkage with Iran regarding the transmission of energy lines, and work has begun to link the Iranian grid lines with Iraq in a synchronous way, allowing for the possibility of exporting Iraqi energy in the period of moderation," noting that "discussion on the issue of supply continues with Iran  To the return of the levels of gas pump associated with the operation of the stations in such a way that they were responsible for operating them and raising their production rates. "