1st unit of Wasit thermal power station inaugurated
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity announced inaugurating the first unit of Wassit thermal power station that is being implemented by the Chinese Shanghai Company.
The spokesperson of the Ministry, Musab al-Mudaris, said that “The first unit was inaugurated after being linked to the national power grid to add new power of 330 mw to the national power grid.”
He added that “The Minster of Electricity, Abdul Karim Aftan, attended the inauguration ceremony in presence of the Chinese Ambassador, Nay Jin, where Aftan appreciated the efforts exerted by Shanghai Co. to implement the first unit of the station which its total capacity reaches 2540 mw where it is considered largest power station in Iraq.”
“For his part, the Chinese Ambassador appreciated the Iraqi Ministry’s support for the company,” the statement concluded.