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MENA Power Investment Report 2018: Public Utility Sector, Hostage to Oil Prices & Industry and Construction, Driven by Private Investment -


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The purpose of this report is to illustrate and quantify the high level
of investment in the public and private electricity sectors in the MENA

The GCC countries have the most intense level of investment in
electricity infrastructure, public and private of any group of countries
in the world and other MENA countries follow not far behind. In the oil
and non-oil sectors combined, investment is running at 2.5% of GDP, and
2.4% for the wider MENA. Only China approaches this at 1.9%, while the
USA and EU lag far behind with 0.6% and 0.7%.

MENA holds half the world's oil reserves and 47% of the gas reserves but
has only 5% of the world's population. As the economies of the region
diversify, there has been massive expenditure in the private sector on
industry and construction and the GCC economies have continued to
progress with their own momentum, like microclimates.

Demand for power is growing fast in MENA. Electrical capacity is growing
fast in the industrial and construction sectors, as well as the public
utilities, financed by the private sector and often masked by official

Replacements in the utility transmission sector to modernise and upgrade
the networks drive demand well above levels dictated by design life or
condition-based assessment.

Power and distribution equipment purchases by category of equipment in
MENA, forecast 2017 to 2022.

  • Generation - mechanical generating equipment, solar, wind power
  • Generation, Transmission & Distribution - transformers, switchgear,
    insulators & bushings
  • Transmission & Distribution - cable, towers, poles, meters & smart

Profiles of each country under these heading

  • Power infrastructure - generation, renewables, transmission,
    distribution & supply, voltage analysis of transmission and
    distribution, smart cities, wholesale markets, regulation,

Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview

2. Power Investment In MENA

3. MENA Energy Trends

4. MENA Interconnections

5. MENA Electricity Sector Structures: Basic Features Of The Electricity

6. Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC

7. Middle East, Non-GCC

8. Turkey

9. North Africa

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