The recent Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held in Abu Dhabi laid out an action plan for Gulf countries to combat water scarcity and diversify energy resource.
ABB was awarded a contract valued at US$39 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to improve the efficiency of power transmission and distribution in the country?s Eastern Province, according to a company statement.
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.
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