Iran electric power export to Iraq to reaches 1,250 mega watt

Oil&Gas Materials 26 July 2011 12:09 (UTC +04:00)

Iran Azerbaijan, Baku, July 26 / Trend /

Iran plans to raise electricity exports to Iraq to 1,250 megawatt in 2012, IRNA reported, quoting Iran's Energy Minister Majid Namjou as saying.

"Two countries negotiated on launching a 400 kilowatt power line. We hope the volume of export increases next summer", he said.

Iran currently exports 800 megawatts of electricity to Iraq and plans to send a technical team to Iraq to run new projects and increase the volume of exports to 1,250 megawatt.