Electricity Kurdistan: To Provide Citizens With Electricity for 22 Hours a Day Next Month
|March 24, 2012||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
Arbil, (Rn) – The director of the control unit for electric power in the Kurdistan Region, it is expected to provide citizens with electric power for about 22 hours a day over the next month, due to improved weather conditions and reduced demand for use of electricity for heating.
Said Omid Ahmed, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), that “the Ministry of Electricity in the province, raised the level of electricity production, and we expect to provide citizens with electric power for 22 hours a day next month.”
He added that “The ministry will continue in its efforts to equip citizens with more than 22 hours of electricity and delivery to 24 hours a day.”
He explained that the “life-equipping citizens with electric power declined during the past three months, to 16 hours a day, because of lower temperatures and increased consumption of electricity in heating,” noting that “the electricity currently produced up to 1950 MW, an increase of 623 MW from last year.”
The hours were plugged in to provide citizens in the Kurdistan region has witnessed a decline with the onset of winter, after he had arrived about 24 hours a day, during the autumn months.
He pointed out that “the demand for electricity began to decline, so we will be able to provide citizens with 22 hours a day, but more than 22 hours.”
He pointed out that “The ministry has concluded several contracts with companies from the private sector, to set up a number of central stations and electricity transmission lines to places that suffer from overload.”
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