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January 10, 2022

Al-Qudus Gas Turbine Power Plant, Iraq

By Carmen

Al-Qudus Gas Turbine Power Plant is a 500MW gas fired power project. It is located in Baghdad, Iraq. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 500 500 Active Baghdad, Iraq Ministry of Electricity, Iraq

Description

The project is developed and owned by Ministry of Electricity, Iraq.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2009.

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Contractors Involved

Hyundai Engineering and Power Engineering World were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 4 units of 9E 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.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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