Electricity: Iraq needs a 22 000 MW to eliminate power crisis


The electricity Ministry confirmed Sunday, that investment in electric power reduced consumption of energy, stating that Iraq needs a 22 000 MW to eliminate power crisis.

He said the electricity Ministry spokesman Musab teacher interview for "economy", "electric power investment project reduced the volume of consumption, reaching 40% which is pretty good compared to the volume of consumption".

"Teacher predicted investing self electricity if the project properly and take large areas," adding that "Iraq today takes more than 22, 000 MW and currently is 14 000 MW.

The Ministry of electricity project began privatizing electricity in 2015 on Zayouna and Yarmouk, but several southern provinces rejects the project arguing not to support the poor.