Iraq's Electricity Challenges: US Sanctions, Iran, and the Future of Energy

On April 30th, 2020 IRIS held a webinar entitled “Iraq's Electricity Challenges: US Sanctions, Iran, and the Future of Energy”. The discussion focused on plausible ways to close the gap between electricity supply and demand in Iraq, Iraq’s dependency on Iranian imports, the impact of US Sanctions, and the implications of crashing oil prices for capital investments in the electricity grid.

Speakers
 

Luay Al-Khatteeb

Iraq’s Minister of Electricity 

Jessica Obeid

Chatham House Energy Consultant & Academy Associate

Ahmed Tabaqchali

IRIS Senior Fellow 

Mac Skelton, moderator

IRIS Director

 

Watch the full-length webinar here.