Oman’s OPWP has shelved the 800MW Misfah power project, saying Oman’s demand growth is slowing because of higher tariffs while generators are producing electricity more efficiently.

State Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has put back the schedule for its planned Misfah power plant by “at least one year” as a result of a slowdown in the country’s power demand growth rate. The project will now start-up in 2022 at the earliest (see table).

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