Kurdistan to increase power production
Electricity Kurdistan plans to raise electric energy production to 3450 MW by the end of the year.
Diyar Baban, the director general at the ministry, said "the ministry is working hard to increase the production of electricity from 2700 MW to 3450 MW by the end of this year in the Kurdistan region."
According to Baban, the ministry will be able to provide people with electric power 24 hours daily. At the current time the government provides 17-18 hours of daily power to the local population.
"The energy need of the Region is 3200 MW of electricity and the Ministry expects there will be a surplus by the end of this year," he noted.
A gas-run electricity power station in Chamchamal.