Oman Shake-Up Eyes Spot Generator Market By 2017


Oman plans to introduce competition among generators by introducing the Middle East’s first spot market for electricity from independent power producers (IPPs) by 2017. State utility Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) says the new procurement arrangements will initially focus on the Main Interconnected System (MIS), the electricity distribution grid covering the north of the country.

OPWP announced on...