Jun 22, 2018 ABB has won orders from the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq to deliver five fixed and 15 mobile 132 kV substations that will help strengthen the power grid and provide electricity in central Iraq. The government of Iraq is rebuilding the country and investing in its grid as part of its ambitious plan to develop its power infrastructure to meet electricity needs. The substation projects are supported by Swedish government financing. As part of the projects ABB will also deliver key products like gas- and air-insulated switchgear, power transformers and capacitor banks to improve power quality and advanced IEC 61850-based automation, protection and telecommunication systems for control and monitoring of substation assets. The 15 mobile substations will enable fast electrification in some of the mostneedy areas. Iraq Orders Substations to Strengthen Power Grid The road back to civilization is looking hopeful.