Why is electricity still a problem in Baghdad?

Yet another article describing Iraq's electricity woes. It says pretty much the same that similar articles have stated for a number of years now. Read it here.

Considering that natural gas bubbles up from underneath most every desert rock, the sun shines 300 days a year, and there's enough wind to whip up dust storms, why hasn't anyone ever troubled themselves to attempt to establish some distributed power generation other than diesel generators--the fuel for which itself requires power to refine--in Iraq? Years after we toppled Saddam's regime?