Rebuilding Iraq's Power Grid Nearly three years after the statue of Saddam fell, and billions of dollars in reconstruction money later, Baghdad is only running on about six hours of electricity a day. A reporter who was embedded with engineers trying to rebuild Baghdad's power grid talks about the experience.
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Rebuilding Iraq's Power Grid

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Rebuilding Iraq's Power Grid

Rebuilding Iraq's Power Grid

Rebuilding Iraq's Power Grid

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Nearly three years after the statue of Saddam Hussein fell, and billions of dollars in reconstruction money later, Baghdad is only running on about six hours of electricity a day. A reporter who was embedded with engineers trying to rebuild Baghdad's power grid talks about the experience.

Guest:

Glenn Zorpette, is executive editor of IEEE Spectrum magazine