Tag Archives: Electricity

At least 13 Electricity towers were attacks within 48 hours: statement

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity announced, on Thursday, the “systematic” targeting of 13 transmission towers within 48 hours in the governorates of Saladin, Kirkuk, and Nineveh. The Northern Electricity transmission General Company affiliated with the Ministry, said in a statement, “within the past 48 hours, the war against the transmission towers …

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Iraq, Jordan Sign Agreement on Electrical Projects

Iraq and Jordan on Thursday signed an agreement to implement an electrical linkage project between the two countries, a statement said. Adil Karim, Iraq’s Minister of Electricity, met with Hala Zawati, the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, to discuss the executive stages of establishing the electrical connection between …

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PMF thwart an Attack on Power Transmission Towers in Nineveh

The Popular Mobilization Forces announced on Sunday that it had thwarted an attempt to detonate power transmission towers south of Nineveh. A statement by PMF, stated that a force from the 25th Brigade thwarted an attempt by ISIS terrorists’ gangs to detonate electric power transmission towers south of Nineveh province, …

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Fresh Attack Reported on Power Transmission Towers in Iraq

Another bomb attack has been reported in northern Iraq targeting the power transmission towers to cut electricity in the region, a statement said on Saturday. A statement by the Electricity Transmission Company of Northern Iraq explained that the latest incidents hit five towers of power transmission as well as two …

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Al-Kadhimi dismisses and reprimands officials in the Ministry of Electricity in wake of today’s nationwide outage

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi issued an executive order to dismiss a roster of officials in the Ministry of Electricity. According to a statement by al-Kadhimi’s media office, the Prime Minister dismissed the General Director of the State Company for Electricity Transmission/the Middle Euphrates and reprimanded him for neglecting his …

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Siemens Wins 400kV Substation Contract in Iraq

Siemens Energy and the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity have signed a contract for the Al Hamudhia substation, which will provide reliable and efficient power supply to the cities of Ramadi, Fallujah, Saqlawyah, Khalediyah and surrounding areas in Al Anbar Governorate, North West of Baghdad. Located about 20 kilometers away from …

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Explosions reduce supply electricity rate in third of Iraq

The Ministry of Electricity and local officials said on Thursday that the rate of supplying electrical energy in six Iraqi governorates, including the capital, Baghdad, had decreased due to the targeting of power transmission towers in Diyala Governorate with roadside bombs. The Ministry of Electricity said in a statement today …

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