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As the stultifying summer heat sends Iraqis in search of cool spots, restaurateur Ali Hussein provides sanctuary – even though it could mean hooking up to an expensive generator.Outside, temperatures at this time of year can reach 50 degrees Celsius, sending demand for electricity soaring. But Iraq's dilapidated power grid is unable to cope, leaving business owners – and the few citizens who can afford it – beholden to private supplies.Hussein forks out 225,000 dinars ($190) a month to the owner of a generator for a 15-ampere electricity supply to his Baghdad restaurant.'Lies and theft'Experts say supply of electricity falls at least 40 percent short of demand during the summer.
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