Iraq Launches First Round Of Tender For 755MW Of Solar

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has launched a first-round tender for 755MW of PV capacity by inviting solar companies to participate.

The projects across the five provinces of Babel, Wasit, Karbala, Al-Muthanna and Diwaniyah are expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

The Ministry will also provide logistical, technical and legal services for other sites in southern and western Iraq, according to a Ministry statement.

 The Ministry also stated its aims to become a global centre of renewables and even raised hopes of setting up local manufacturing on top of PV deployment. Read more