The race to meet power demand

January 2014
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/10/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses Saudi Arabia's expansion plans for its power sector to meet the increasing electricity consumption. Topics discussed include the power agreements for Saudi Electricity Co.'s (SEC) Rabigh 2 independent power project (IPP), demand for electricity drive by strong population growth and rapid industrial expansion and the country's plan to develop alternative energy projects to boost capacity and diversify generation sources in addition to traditional thermal power initiatives.


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