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Iraq to Increase Electricity Imports From Iran, Serri Says

Iraq will increase power imports from neighboring Iran to 1,150 megawatts from 1,000 megawatts a day, an Electricity Ministry spokesman said.

The additional power will be imported through Iraq’s four lines of supply from Iran “before the coming summer,” Masaab Serri said in a telephone interview in Baghdad today.

Iraq, holder of the world’s fifth-largest oil reserves, is struggling to rebuild its energy and electricity industry after years of conflicts, sabotage and sanctions. The Middle East nation has the capacity to produce about 6,000 megawatts a day, while demand exceeds 14,000 megawatts, Electricity Minister Abdul Kareem Aftan said in a Feb. 13 interview.

Iraq also receives 250 megawatts a day from three Turkish ships docked off its southern coast.

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