Iraq signs $400 mln deal with GE to upgrade electricity grid

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has signed an agreement worth more than $400 million with GE Power to develop the country’s grid.
By Staff reporter 24 November 2017 0 28545

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has signed an agreement worth more than $400 million with GE Power to develop the country’s grid.

The deal is to develop 14 electricity substations on a turnkey basis and supply critical equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers and other outdoor equipment to upgrade Iraqi substations.

GE will develop the substations to connect power plants spread across the governorates of Nineveh, Salah ad Din, Al Anbar, Karbala, Baghdad, Al-Qādisiyyah and Basra to the national grid, the company said in a statement.

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