Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant is a 662MW gas fired power project. It is located in Najaf, Iraq. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 662 662 Active Najaf, Iraq Ministry of Electricity, Iraq


The project is developed and owned by Ministry of Electricity, Iraq. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 2014.

Contractors Involved

MAPNA Group was selected to render EPC services for the Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant (Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant I).

Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant (Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant I) is equipped with MAPNA Turbine Engineering & Manufacturing V94.2 MAP2 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 162MW nameplate capacity.

Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant (Al-Heydariyeh Power Plant II) is equipped with GE Power gas turbines. The phase consists of 4 gas turbines, each with 125MW nameplate capacity.

About Ministry of Electricity, Iraq

Ministry of Electricity of Iraq (MEI) is a government owned electric commission. It is the principal organization that administers the power sector in the country. The ministry is responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Iraq. MEI classifies its operations into DG of production, DG of transmission, DG of distribution and DG of projects. The ministry is also responsible for operation maintenance and control; training and development; and importing electricity from neighboring countries such as Syria, Turkey and Iran. It imports electricity from these countries to meet Iraq’s excess electricity demand. Ministry of Electricity of Iraq is headquartered in Baghdad, Iraq.


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