Iraq to start electricity imports from Kuwait: ministry

Iraq will soon start importing electricity from Kuwait through power pylons, a spokesman of the Iraqi electricity ministry was quoted saying on Wednesday.

Musaab al-Madras was quoted saying in a press statement that “the ministry signed with the Kuwaiti side a memorandum of understanding for the import of electricity from Kuwait during a visit by a Kuwaiti delegation to Basra province”.

He added that “during the next period, power pylons will extend along 50 kilometers to import more than 200 megawatts for the national grid”.

Published in Iraqi News, 21st February, 2018