POWER GENERATION STATION
KHURMALA POWER GENERATION STATION
KAR Company has agreed with ME/KRG to install a new power generation unit in KHURMALA field with a capacity of 1000MW on the basis of combined cycle method. The program of installation is divided into two phases as follows-
- Stage no. (1) - (Simple cycle) - to produce 640MW of electrical power .this unit is planned to be commissioned on 1/6/2013.
- Stage no. (2) - (Combined cycle)-to produce 360MW and is planned for operation on 1/1/2015 and the actual work on this project will start on early 2013.
In addition to that, KAR Company will construct a power generation and distribution project with a capacity of 400kv.this project is an investment project aimed principally to provide the high demand of electrical power to Kurdistan and all of Iraq. The overall estimated cost for this project is 1BN USD to be executed on two stages.
The project has two major foresights materialized by the employment of local manpower and improving their talents and professional skills, second to provide proper solutions for rehabilitating and building the new infrastructure through the provision of the required electrical power needed.
In addition to that our company is constructing an electric generation plan with a voltage of 400 KV as an investment project for our nation on Kurdistan and the whole of Iraq. The estimated cost of the first and second stages of the project is around one Billion US Dollar. There are two dimensions for this project, the first is to create work opportunities for the inhabitation of the locality and to upgrade their technical standards, and the second is to find solutions for the infrastructures in Iraq through solving the electric power shortage in the country.