Bahrain plans to build 21 new power stations
Manama, March 1, 2012
Twenty-one power stations will be built across Bahrain this year at a cost of BD165.5 million ($439 million), according to the country's Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza.
The projects directorate has started operating two 220V stations in Seef District and Bahrain Financial Harbour costing BD23 million, in addition to a 66V “Bahrain investment” station at a cost of BD4.5 million.
Eighteen stations, five of which are of 220V, are being built at a cost of BD82 million, in Amwaj, Bahrain Bay, Al Areen, Tatweer Petroleum and Northern Town, he told our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej on Wednesday.
The remaining 13 66V stations, costing BD56 million, will be set up in Seef North, West Riffa, Zahra, Mahazah, Zallaq, Malkiya, Abu Al Aish, Wasmiya, Sakhir, Duraz and Northern Town, he added.-TradeArabia News Service