Iraqi government spokesperson and culture minister Hasan Nadhem told a press conference in Baghdad on 6 July that power provision has “stabilized” at 21GW. This comes just four days after Iraq’s power grid completely failed in the early hours of

2 July (MEES, 2 July). Based on Ministry of Electricity data, MEES estimated then that generation bottomed out at 0.37GW, or 2.17% of available capacity. (CONTINUED - 303 WORDS)