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Interlinking the Arab Gulf: Opportunities and Challenges of GCC Electricity Market Cooperation

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The GCC countries have experienced tremendous economic growth over the past decade as a result of high windfall revenues from their oil and natural gas exports. At the same time, the region’s own energy consumption, including of electricity, has risen fast, leading to various capacity bottlenecks in the short term with recurrent electricity outages along the Gulf coast for consecutive summers at times of peak demand. In this context, it has been noteworthy that one of the GCC’s most recent me...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
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OIES paper
Publication date:
2011-01-01
Paper number:
EL 8
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9781907555299
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English
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2015-03-02

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