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Hyundai Wins Capacity Expansion Contract for Iraqi Power Plant

South Korea-based Hyundai Engineering & Construction has secured a contract from the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity to increase the capacity of its Al-Quds gas plant to 1,400MW from its current 900MW capacity.

The Al-Quds gas-fired power station is located in a suburb north-east of Baghdad.

Work under the $219m contract involves construction of four new stations of 125MW, each amounting to 500MW in total.

General Electric (GE) provided turbines for the expansion project, which is slated to be completed within 18 months, reports