Workshop on "Solar Energy Projects Policies and Opportunities in Iraq"

Under the patronage of Ministry of Electricity in Iraq, RCREEE, UNDP and GEF organized a workshop on Solar Energy project policies and opportunities for the Iraqi private sector.

The workshop aimed to support local service provides benefiting from GEF project supported policies. It also focused on raising the awareness on the services of solar energy filed and encouraging new service providers to utilize the emerging market opportunities in Iraq.

In her speech, RCREEE Senior Expert Eng. Rim Bokhshina presented the outputs of RCREEE and UNDP project “Catalyzing the use of solar photovoltaic energy in Iraq” project. RCREEE Technical Director, Dr. Maged K. Mahmoud also proposed a roadmap for the development of solar energy projects in Iraq and the integration of the private sector. The attendees were representatives from the private sector, governmental bodies and international institutions.