Qatar General Electricity and Water Company (Kahramaa) is pushing ahead with expanding the country's electricity capacity with a collaboration with Alstom Grid to build sub-station plants for US$695mn.
BHEL, India's largest power equipment manufacturer, recently achieved one more milestone in the Middle-East region with the commissioning of yet another Gas Turbine Generating unit in Oman.
General Electric (GE) has signed a contract valued at around US$700mn to supply equipment and services for a new gas-fired, power plant in Saudi Arabia.
Kuwait is set to dramatically increase the country's power capacity to 17,500MW by 2014, up from the current capacity of 12,000MW, according to Minister of Electricity, Badr al-Shuraian.
Saudi Arabia announced that it had signed contracts amounting to US$4.2bn for the construction of the Ras Az Zawr power and water plant, reported Saudi media.