North-South Grids

InterconnectInterconnection of Phases I and II thus completing the entire GCC Power Grid – completed in 2011. The Phase III of the GCC interconnection linked the networks of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar (North Grid) and the United Arab Emirates and Oman (South Grid). The system components of Phase III include:

  • A double circuit 400 kV line from Salwa to Silaa (UAE) and associated substations (completed in April 2011).cting Oman with the GCC backbone via the Emirates National Grid.