Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Iraq, electricity, GE

...GE will install 7,000 megawatts of electricity, nearly doubling the country's generating capacity.

GE has supplied power equipment to Iraq, which the company estimates needs about 30,000 megawatts ...

Iraq's daily power-generation output averages less than 6,000 megawatts, while demand is typically more than 10,000, GE said in a statement

One would wonder how to understand exactly these official numbers.