Middle East Economic Survey


No 29



GCC To Start Work On Regional Power Grid In September

The GCC will begin the construction work on the first phase of the GCC power grid in September, according to media reports on 12 July. When finished, it will interconnect Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar. These four Gulf states will be interconnected by the year 2008; the whole grid project will be completed by 2010, a statement released by the GCC Secretariat said. Saudi...