Demand Supply Imbalance and Transmission System Explosion Lead to The Iraqi Electricity Blackout
- Jul 3, 2021 8:56 pm GMT
Power outages in Iraq remain a daily occurrence for most households, as increasing generating capacity has been outrun by the increasing demand for electricity, spurred by greater cooling needs in the peak summer months. Over the past five years, the size of the gap between peak electricity demand and maximum grid supply of power has expanded, despite available supply increasing by one-third, as shown below.
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