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The costs and gains of policy options for coordinating electricity generation in the Gulf Cooperation Council

David Wogan, Frederic Murphy and Axel Pierru ()

Energy Policy, 2019, vol. 127, issue C, 452-463

Abstract: We investigate the economic impacts of policies for coordinating electricity production in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) through electricity trade. The GCC countries have installed a network of high-voltage transmission lines that links Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. The Interconnector has successfully provided reliability services but has not yet realized its full potential as a platform to fully integrate the individual electricity systems.

Keywords: Regional integration; Electricity; Subsidy; Mixed-complementarity problem; Interconnector (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2018.11.046

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