Tenders for a $1.6 billion power grid that will enable Egypt and Saudi Arabia to share electricity will be launched early next year and construction will start in 2015, Egypt's electricity and energy ministry said on Thursday.
Jumeirah Golf Estates (JGE), a luxury residential golf community in Dubai, said it has received approval from the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) for a 120MW power grid for the first phase of its 'Whispering Pines' residen
Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Saturday signed a SR6 billion ($1.6 billion) agreement to link their electricity grids, a project that will allow power trading between the two countries.
Peak-time summer power consumption in Saudi Arabi
Saudi Arabia will invest up to $300 million in projects that will link the kingdom’s new economic cities to the national power grid, said the organisers of an upcoming energy-infrastructure show in Riyadh.
Saudi Energy 2012, the 15th inter
The United Arab Emirates will be linked to the Gulf's power grid by mid-2011 while links to Oman and Egypt are still under study, an official said.
Gulf countries last year completed the first phase of a regional power grid that they hope
A project aimed at linking the power grids of electricity-hungry countries Egypt and Saudi Arabia to help meet peak-time demand is expected to cost about $1.5 billion, an Egyptian official said on Wednesday.
An international tender for wor
His Majesty King Hamad took part in the launch of phase one of a common GCC power grid along with other GCC leaders.
The ceremony included an operetta, which embodied the project, and speeches by GCC electricity ministers and the GCC secre
A project to link the power grids of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE will cost $1.6 billion, a senior official from the body overseeing interconnection said on Monday.
The full construction of the grid is expected to be co
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) is now looking at the electricity option rather than depend on gas for any future expansion of the smelter, said the company chairman Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji.
The GCC power grid had thrown up “big opportunities”
Kuwait and Qatar have synchronized their power networks as they move towards the launch of a four-nation Gulf grid, the Saudi state news agency SPA reported.
Saudi Arabia successfully conducted trial power transfers with Qatar and Kuwait,