Akaz power station

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Akaz power station is a 250-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant under construction in Al-Anbar Province, Iraq.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Al-Qa'im, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq.

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Background

In May 2021 after being delayed during construction the first unit of the plant began trial operations.[2]

As of July 2021 there is no information on the proposed units 3 and 4, and they are assumed to be cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ministry of Electricity (Iraq)
  • Parent company: Ministry of Electricity (Iraq)
  • Location: Al-Qa'im, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq
  • Coordinates: 34.3169, 41.1603 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 250 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas and fuel-oil fired[2] open cycle gas turbine[1], 125 MW[2] (start-up in 2021[3])
    • Unit 2: Gas and fuel-oil fired[2] open cycle gas turbine[1], 125 MW[2] (start-up date not found)
  • Gross capacity (cancelled): 250 MW
    • Gas turbine units 3-4: 125 MW per unit (no start-up date)

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