Iraq, TotalEnergies sign contracts for 1,000 MW of solar energy in Basra

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Iraq, TotalEnergies sign contracts for 1,000 MW of solar energy in Basra

The French business TotalEnergies and the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity inked two contracts to produce 1000 megawatts of solar energy in Basra.

As per the agreement, TotalEnergies would construct a solar power plant in four phases over a two-year period at the Artawi location in Basra province. Each phase of the national system will contain 250 megawatts of installed power.

TotalEnergies will spearhead the construction of a 180-kilometer Overhead Transmission Line (OHTL) in order to connect the Solar PP to the grid. Additionally, TotalEnergies will build and operate the voltage-controlled Imam al-Sadiq substation.