Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa April 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

Gas is expected to capture an even greater proportion of Iraq’s power mix in 2018, increasing its share to around 50% by the end of the year compared with 35% in 2016. Gas’s share of the mix has been expanding over the past two years as Iraq has added new gas-fired capacity and started utilising more gas that was previously flared from oilfields. It also started to import gas from Iran in June 2017. However, the rate of expansion for gas in the power sector...