Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa March 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

Iraqi gas-fired power generation will be supported by enhancements made to the Al Qudus power plant this year. The gas-fired facility will be expanded by another 125 MW in 2019, bringing its total capacity to 875 MW. This, combined with other projects to expand the country’s operational capacity – including work at the Al Qayara gas-fired power plant in Mosul – will support greater power output this year and next. Electricity demand in Iraq has seen strong growth in recent years, and further growth is...