Iraq Launches 1St Stage Of Power Link With Jordan

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BAGHDAD, March 30 (KUNA) -- The Iraq Ministry of Electricity has launched the first stage of the electrical connection line between Iraq and Jordan.
In a press statement, the ministry said that Minister of Electricity Ziad Ali inaugurated on Saturday from Al-Rutba City in Anbar Governorate, the electrical interconnection line with Jordan in its first phase.
The minister elaborated that the electrical interconnection project, which extends over three phases, has a capacity of 500 megawatts in its third phase with a voltage of 400 kV.
He added that the length of the line is more than 330 kilometers within Iraqi territory and six kilometers within Jordanian territory. (end)


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

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