GCC considers connecting rest of Arab world to power grid

29 September 2010

Technical team has been established

GCC states are considering the possibility of linking the rest of the Arab world to their regional electricity grid which is expected to be operational by next year, the Peninsula has reported. The idea is the result of an expected regional power surplus after the grid becomes operational, according to a technical team that has recently been set up. “We are mulling linking the upcoming GCC power grid to the rest of the Arab world. We are thinking on those lines,” members of the team said.

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