Middle East Economic Survey


No 20



OPWP Projects Oman Power Demand Will Near 3.5GW By 2017

Average demand for electricity in Oman is projected to increase from 1.924gw in 2011 to 3.464gw by 2017, an average growth rate of about 9% per year, according to a seven-year outlook on power and desalinated water demand published by state-owned Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP). Peak demand is expected to rise from 3.5gw now to 6.371gw by 2017. OPWPs low case...