Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Market Data
November 29, 2021

Wassit Power Station, Iraq

By Carmen

Wassit Power Station is a 2,540MW oil fired power project. It is located in Wasit, Iraq. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,540 2,540 Active Wasit, Iraq

Description

The project is currently owned by Ministry of Electricity, Iraq with a stake of 100%.

It is a thermal power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is oil. In case of shortage of oil the plant can also run on Gas. The fuel is procured from Badra oil field.

The project cost is $750m.

Development Status

Content from our partners
Green investment: What gives Scotland multiple advantages
How Hengst helped to keep Germany’s charity “star singers” shining
How one power station prevented frequent shutdowns with three-stage air filtration

The project got commissioned in December 2012.

Contractors Involved

Power Generation Engineering and Services and Shanghai Electric Group were selected to render EPC services for the oil fired power project.

Shanghai Electric Power is the O&M contractor for the Wassit Power Station (Wassit Power Station Phase I Unit I), commencing from the year 2014.

Shanghai Electric Power is the O&M contractor for the Wassit Power Station (Wassit Power Station Phase I Unit II), commencing from the year 2014.

Shanghai Electric Power is the O&M contractor for the Wassit Power Station (Wassit Power Station Phase I Unit III), commencing from the year 2014.

Shanghai Electric Power is the O&M contractor for the Wassit Power Station (Wassit Power Station Phase I Unit IV), commencing from the year 2014.

Shanghai Electric Power is the O&M contractor for the Wassit Power Station (Wassit Power Station Phase II Unit I), commencing from the year 2015.

Shanghai Electric Power is the O&M contractor for the Wassit Power Station (Wassit Power Station Phase II Unit II), commencing from the year 2015.

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.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Wednesday. The power industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU