Saudi Generator Hikes Capacity By 6%, Fuel Flexibility The Key

Saudi state generator SEC added 6% of new generating capacity last year, but saw consumption rise by 8%. New power plants brought online in 2014 were mainly steam turbine plants, able to burn both gas and oil.

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) raised its power generating capacity to 48.624GW by the end of 2014, a 6% increase on 45.908GW at the end of 2013. Electricity generated last year amounted to 214.6TWh, 8% up...