Middle East Economic Survey


No 1



Bids Submitted For Barqa 3 And Sohar 2 IPPs

Towards the end of last year eight consortia submitted bids to develop the Barqa 3 and Sohar 2 independent power projects (IPPs). The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) said that the proposed 1.3-1.5gw capacity will be split between the two sites and commercial operation is scheduled for 2013. The consortia include: International Power, Mubadala and Omans NTC; Acwa and Sogex; Irans...