The Salah Al-deen Power Plant is 1,260MW oil fired power project. It is planned in Saladin, Iraq. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2016 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in June 2021. Buy the profile here.


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

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be oil. In case of shortage of oil the plant will run on Gas.

Salah Al-deen Power Plant (Salah-aldeen Power Plant Unit I) consists of 1 steam turbine with 630MW nameplate capacity.

Salah Al-deen Power Plant (Salah-aldeen Power Plant Unit II) consists of 1 steam turbine with 630MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2016. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by June 2021.

Contractors involved

China Machinery Engineering and China Machinery Industry Construction Group are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the oil fired power project.

For more details on Salah Al-deen Power Plant, buy the profile here.

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.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.