REGIONAL/OMAN/UAE

GCC Grid Growth Stalled As Oman Set To Join

Electricity transfers across the GCC are rising, but use of the interconnectors linking the six-member group remains ‘emergency only’: scheduled trading has petered out. Nevertheless Oman, which wants cross-border trading to be part of a planned electricity spot market, has agreed to become a full member of the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA).

The GCCIA says unscheduled electricity...