Siemens: We delivered 15 secondary stations to support the Iraqi electricity network

  • 22-02-2024, 20:47
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    Baghdad - INA

    The German company Siemens for public energy in Iraq, confirmed today, Thursday, the continuation of work to increase the volume of electricity production for the national grid in Iraq, while revealing the extent of what has been accomplished.

    CEO of Siemens in Iraq, Muhannad Al-Saffar, said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA): “The company’s work in Iraq extends for nearly 80 years, during which it provided multiple services, including electrical energy support,” pointing out that “the company is currently present in Iraq to help the Ministry of Electricity increase the rate of production, energy transmission and distribution, in addition to raising the capacity of the national grid.”.

    He added, "The company signed energy projects at the beginning of this year with the government and under the auspices of Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani in Berlin, which included long-term contracts to maintain public stations and increase their efficiency," noting, "The aim of these contracts is to support the stability and supply of the national grid.".

    He pointed out that "the company worked quickly to install 40 cooling units, which added approximately 800 megawatts to the national grid during the past year," noting that "this increase was accompanied by the delivery of 15 secondary stations in the middle and southern Euphrates, Anbar, and west Mosul, which is the most important thing accomplished so far.".

    He stressed, "The company is continuing to work to increase production capacity by continuing maintenance."