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Oman-GCC power trading to be trialled this year
A trial exchange of power capacity along the interconnected system linking Oman with the wider GCC electricity grid is planned this year
Gree Appliances eyes GCC market for growth
Gree Appliances, the Chinese giant in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) industry, has registered a solid growth in its annual sales which hit 40,000 units in the first year of operation
GCC explores water grid possibility
Senior officials of the Gulf region's power and water sectors have explored the possibility and scope of establishing a water grid between the member states
Siemens training facility to boost regional talent
Siemens aims to enable young talents to enhance their professional and vocational competencies, building local experts in the energy industry over the next years
GCC requires $85bn to add 69GW in power generation
Currently, the GCC represents 47%, or 148GW, of the entire MENA power-generating capacity. Despite this large capacity, the GCC will require $85bn for the addition of 69GW of generating capacity and another $51bn for T&D over the next five years
GCC countries set to pump $100bn into renewables
GCC countries plan to pump up to $100bn into renewable energy projects over the next 20 years, according to the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)

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