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Catching the Microgrid Wave: An Interview with Peter Lilienthal

In recent years, there has been significant growth in solar microgrids as a partial remedy for electricity sector challenges in countries where grid coverage...

Residential Electricity Subsidies in Iraq: Exploring Options for Reform

For almost a year, Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) fellows, researchers and staff have been devising a reform roadmap, with policy recommendations, that aims to...

More Than A Green Economy: The promise of Distributed Energy in...

With the ongoing COVID-2019 crisis causing global economic chaos, there will be more focus on resilience for electricity supplies in developed and developing countries....

Missing the long game: Washington’s high-risk energy diplomacy in Iraq

Washington’s foreign relations in the Middle East are often characterized by ebb and flow, tracking the region’s dynamic politics. But when it comes to...

Overview of Iraq’s Renewable Energy Progress in 2019

Iraq has been endowed by vast oil and gas reserves but the country also has one of the most attractive solar irradiation levels in...

IEI Presents on Gas Flaring & Utilisation Situation in Iraq to...

As part of our role as a major stakeholder in the energy industry of Iraq, the Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) represented by Mr. Yesar...

Powering Up with PV: An Interview with Martin Healy

In October 2012, the Iraqi government announced plans for 400 MW of solar in Iraq at a cost of $1.6 billion, inviting a range...

Solar Energy in Iraq from Outset to Offset

Iraq’s electricity shortage badly hampers the country’s economy and threatens the already fragile political system, and this will grow worse unless immediate and effective...

Iraq’s Biggest Power Threat

Amid the war against ISIS and sweltering summer heat wave with temperature soaring above 50 degrees Celsius (120 Fahrenheit), thousands of demonstrators had come out...

Interview with Dr. Jafar Dhia Jafar, Ceo, Uruk

Dr. Jafar co-founded the Uruk Project Development Company in Dubai during 2003. He has extensive experience in the power generation field, having led Iraq’s...

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