Skip to main content

Iraq connects electrical grid with Saudi Arabia

The move could help Iraq with its electricity woes and reduce energy dependence on Iran.
ASAAD NIAZI/AFP via Getty Images

Iraq has started connecting its electricity system to Saudi Arabia’s.

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity said yesterday that it has begun establishing interconnection stations with Saudi Arabia, the official Iraqi News Agency reported. 

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 for annual access.