2004 News Story

GCC power grid commission general assembly held

Dr. Salih bin Hussain Alawaji, Undersecretary for Electricity Affairs of the Ministry of Water and Electricity of was elected today Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Electric Grid Commission of the Gulf Cooperation Council's member states.  In 2005, the commission is planning to request bids at cost of U.S. $869 million for the implementation of phase one of the power grid among the project's Phase One Parties,  Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain.