IRSRA: Projects to reduce carbon emissions

The Energy and Radioactive Sources Control Authority confirmed Friday that Iraq seeks to produce 12,000 megawatts of solar energy by 2025, while indicating that new contracts will be concluded in the field of solar energy.

“The green economy has become one of the main pillars of the world, especially after the marked rise in carbon emissions from fossil fuels to produce electricity and various other uses,” Kamal Hussein, head of the Authority Kamal Hussein, told The Iraqia News channel followed by (INA).

“The Paris Agreement in 2017 obliged countries to move towards reducing emissions,” Hussein said, adding that “Iraq is seeking to reduce those emissions, especially since it is a fragile and highly vulnerable region on global warming.”

“Iraq aims to reduce emissions through the solar energy project in 2025, as contracts have been signed with Masdar and Total of France in this regard, as well as a series of other future contracts to be signed with solar sponsors,” he said.

“The main role of the General Secretariat of the cabinet is to follow up and implement the decisions issued by the ministries and the implementation of the resolutions, ,” he said.

Check Also

Iraqi PM addresses negligence and promises care for Al-Hamdaniyah incident victims

The Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammad Shia Al-Sudani has made a statement regarding the tragic Al-Hamdaniyah …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *