Coal, Gas

Baghdad adds new power plant

16 September 2005 – On September 11, USAID Mission Director Dawn Liberi and Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim Ja’afari inaugurated the opening of the new 216 megawatt (MW) Baghdad South power plant.

This is a new grass roots combustion gas turbine power plant, consisting of two 108 MW gas turbine generators capable of burning residual fuel oil, supplied by the nearby Doura refinery.