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Kuwait Power Report Q1 2016

Kuwait Power Report Q1 2016

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

Latest Updates And Structural Trends

Kuwait's finance ministry has given approval for building a series of power plants, desalination facilitiesand other infrastructure projects totalling about KWD3bn (USD9.9bn). The planned projects will boostcapacity by nearly 3,580MW besides waste treatment and developments for the education ministry. Theprojects include construction of a second phase of the gas-fired Al-Zour North power and desalinatedwater plant that has an initial capacity of 1,800MW, first phase of the Khairan power plant with1,500MW of capacity and the Al Abdaliyah power plant with a capacity of 280MW. The ministry has notset a timeline for the projects, except for the sewage plant that will start by 2020. It has also not providedany information regarding funding beyond stating 50% of the funds will be raised through stock marketofferings.


BMI Industry View
Table: Headline Power Forecasts (Kuwait 2014-2020)
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Kuwait Snapshot
Table: Country Snapshot: Economic and Demographic Data (Kuwait 2014-2019)
Table: Country Snapshot: Economic and Demographic Data (Kuwait 2020-2025)
Table: Country Snapshot: Power Sector
Kuwait Power Forecast Scenario
Electricity Generation And Power Generating Capacity
Table: Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2013-2018)
Table: Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2019-2024)
Table: Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2013-2018)
Table: Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2019-2024)
Electricity Consumption
Table: Total Electricity Consumption Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2013-2018)
Table: Total Electricity Consumption Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2019-2024)
Transmission & Distribution
Table: Electric Power T&D Losses Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2013-2018)
Table: Electric Power T&D Losses Data And Forecasts (Kuwait 2019-2024)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
MENA Power Risk/Reward Index
Kuwait Power Risk/Reward Index
Rewards
Risks
Market Overview
Key Policies And Market Structure
Regulation And Competition
Pricing
Kuwait Power Projects Database
Table: Kuwait Power Projects
Competitive Landscape
Regional Overview
MEA Power: Key Regional Themes
Glossary
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Methodology
Methodology And Sources
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Power Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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