Al-Anbar power station

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Al-Anbar power station (محطة كهرباء الأنبار المركّبة) is a power station under construction in Hit, Anbar, Iraq.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Al-Anbar power station Hit, Anbar, Iraq 33.5340, 43.0234 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit CC1: 33.53404, 43.02342
  • Unit CC2: 33.53404, 43.02342

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit CC1 construction[2][3] gas[4][3] 821 MW[3] combined cycle[4][3] - - -
Unit CC2 construction[2][3] gas[4][3] 821 MW[3] combined cycle[3] - - -

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit CC1 Ministry of Electricity (Iraq) Ministry of Electricity (Iraq)
Unit CC2 Ministry of Electricity (Iraq) Ministry of Electricity (Iraq)

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): Power[4]
  • Captive non-industry use (heat or power): Power[4]


The Al-Anbar power station project was announced in 2012.[5] Although originally expected to be commissioned in 2016, but with no recent updates or known progress since 2013, the project presumed to be cancelled.[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. "". Archived from the original on July 19, 2021.
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  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Archived from the original on 2022-08-14. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 1642 MW Anbar Combined Cycle Power Plant Project, Zawya, accessed Jul 14, 2021
  6. "المحطة المركبة في الانبار .. مشروع متلكئ بقيمة مليار و 50 مليون دولار بلا متابعة منذ عام 2013" (in العربية). Retrieved 2022-05-04.

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