"Kuwait Power Report Q1 2016" Published

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Fri Jan 22 2016

Significant changes are on the cards in the Kuwaiti power sector as the government attempts to spur investment into the country's ageing infrastructure. The government has earmarked USD9.9bn for infrastructure projects including power and progress is being made on greenfield thermal and renewable projects. The electricity and water ministry is aiming to approximately double generating and desalination capacity by 2017 to cater to growing demand and an estimated USD2.5bn is expected to be invested over the medium term .

Latest Updates And Structural Trends

Kuwait's finance ministry has given approval for building a series of power plants, desalination facilities and other infrastructure projects totalling about KWD3bn (USD9.9bn). The planned projects will boost capacity by nearly 3,580MW besides waste treatment and developments for the education ministry. The projects include construction of a second phase of the gas-fired Al-Zour North power and desalinated water plant that has an initial capacity of 1,800MW, first phase of the Khairan power plant with 1,500MW of capacity and the Al Abdaliyah power plant with a capacity of 280MW. The ministry has not set a timeline for the projects, except for the sewage plant that will start by 2020. It has also not provided any information regarding funding beyond stating 50% of the funds will be raised through stock market offerings.

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The Kuwait Power Report features BMI Research's market assessment and independent forecasts covering electricity generation (coal, gas, oil, nuclear, hydro and non-hydro renewables), electricity consumption, trade, transmission and distribution losses and electricity generating capacity.

The Kuwait Power Report also analyses the impact of regulatory changes, recent developments and the background macroeconomic outlook and features competitive landscapes comparing national and multinational operators by sales, market share, investments, projects, partners and expansion strategies.

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