Basra, 23 May (Rn) - The control center operating in Basra of the Electricity Distribution Directorate of the south from the sources of electrical energy production and how to be programmed.
This clarification comes on the back of Mtbaip remarks by local and federal officials about the number of hours the supply of electricity to the citizens.
Said chief operating officer at the center Abdul Hassan Ali Aboud, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) Monday that "the hours of processing in Basra to cut the main image coder based on the share of the province, which is determined by the national control in Baghdad."
Abboud added that "the quota to the province of Basra is sent on a daily basis, which deliberately on the amount of generation in all governorates of Iraq."
He explained that "the number of hours of processing power in the province of Basra at this time is eight hours of operation to 16 hour cut off."
He attributed the causes of instability Abboud hours processing in some cases, to "high temperatures and humidity in the province, in addition to some technical malfunctions because of the weakness of the network."
And speculated that the Federal Ministry of Electricity at the beginning of this month stopped a number of power stations because of the non-arrival of the fuel necessary to run saying that it formed a committee to provide the fuel needed to run power stations during the summer.
The Manaf Hassan, one working in the control center says the Agency (Rn) that "groups operating in the control center is divided into 12 groups and each group has a specific job and fire Kalchgil programming."
He added that "the province of Basra to suffer from increased loads, especially in the summer because of high temperatures often reach 50 degrees Celsius."
Hassan called the national control center to take account of hot weather in the province of Basra "in relation to their share of power."
Announced the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity on Monday to add 380 megawatts to the electricity system in the country, noting that the work will be the end of this month.
To the Director of Information said that the distribution of electricity for the south Ahmed Alashour (Rn) "The Directorate is keen to bring electric power to all areas of the southern provinces are equal."
He Alashour that "the Director General of Electricity Distribution South Khalil Ibrahim of the Ministry of Light may need to increase the share of electricity from the energy of Basra, taking into account the high temperatures and humidity in the province."
The MP for the Bloc Liberal Uday Awad and Chairman of the Electrical Council of Basra Ziyad Ali Fadel has an account on 19 May last for (Rn) to provide 12 hours electricity a day from the national grid to the people of the province after the separation energy oil installations on the status of the province, which they consume 300 MW compared to 200 Megoat for the county.
The province of Basra witnessed during last summer's popular demonstrations condemning the rate of electricity in the province and killed two people dead and eight injured as a result of clashes between demonstrators and security forces and release of live bullets by security forces.
According to experts, the country needs a contingency plan through the provision of small stations provide about 11 thousand volts, comes ready from the neighboring countries and the international companies interested in setting up this investment projects electrolysis.
Iraq has suffered from a severe shortage of electric power, and continues to the national grid is unable to supply electricity to more than a few hours a day, and come in frequent interruptions of electricity at the top of citizen complaints.
Iraq plans to increase the capacity of electricity to 27 thousand megawatts during the next four years and require an investment of not less than three to $ 4 billion annually to be able to achieve this goal.
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