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August 31, 2021updated 17 Sep 2021 12:18pm

Ammara Substation, Iraq

By Carmen

Ammara Substation is a 400/132/11kV substation located in Ammara, Maysan, Iraq. The project was commissioned in 2015.

Description

The Ammara Substation project is an upgrade substation being operated by Ministry of Electricity, Iraq.

The designed voltage level of the project is 400/132/11kV, while the operating voltage level is 400/132/11kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 400kV and the step-out voltage is 11kV. The substation capacity is 250MVA.

Ammara Substation has received approval from Ministry Of Electricity to undertake the works on the project.

Contractors involved

ABB was appointed by Ministry of Electricity, Iraq to undertake design and construction works of the Ammara Substation.

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.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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