Vol. XL

No. 2



UAE Begins Work On A Common Power Grid

The UAE Minister of Electricity and Water, Mr.Humaid bin Nasir al-'Uwais on 8 January signed a Dh165mn ($45mn) contract with a localcompany to initiate work on a project designed to link the electricity networks in thenorthern emirates of the federated state. The project, which is part of a comprehensivescheme to set up common grid throughout the state, will connect five main power stationsin the northern emirates and is due...