Middle East Economic Survey


No 25



Kuwait Faces Power Crisis As It Prepares To Launch First IWPP

Kuwait is faced with a power crisis as it gears up to launch its first independent water and power project (IWPP). Last week temperatures soared above 50C in the country, which was the highest in 30 years for this time of year. The jump in demand for air conditioning has strained the system, with power consumption surging to all-time highs of above 10.9gw total capacity is...