Taji Power Plant Nearing Completion
Baghdad, Iraq: Uruk Engineering & Contracting successfully synchronized the third unit (1B) of the Taji Power Plant , a project commissioned by the Iraqi government in its ambitious plans to widen the power network available to the country. Engineers at the plant are preparing for the receipt of the fourth and final flow divider to be delivered by General Electric.
Dr.Sabah Al-Obaidi, Training & Development Manager at the General Directorate for Gas Power Plants Projects, note the achievement was “absolutely marvellous”and a “splendid, outstanding” step forward. He noted that the anticipated completion of the project would be a beacon on the Ministry of Electricity’s path of innovation in the energy sector.
Electrical works at the Taji Power Plant began in August 2011; and the construction phase of the project began in November 2010.
Uruk Engineering & Contracting
Uruk is a fully Iraqi-owned company with offices in Baghdad and Dubai. The company offers turnkey solutions with single source responsibility for all its projects, employing the best local expertise while seamlessly integrating state-of-the-art technology, resources and best practices. Uruk has worked with several global players such as Bechtel International, GE, and ABB and served several Iraqi ministries.