Middle East Economic Survey


No 25



Oman And UAE Sign Bilateral Electricity Grid Link

Oman and the UAE signed on 13 June a bilateral agreement to link the two countrys electricity grids after having signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the project in December 2001 (MEES, 14 January 2002, 18 August 2003). The agreement stipulates that the grids will be linked from Al Ain in the UAE to Wasit in Oman on a voltage of 220kv, from Ghalela in the UAE to Khasab in...