Recommendations of GCC CIGRE 7th Annual Symposium

(Muscat 30-31 October 1996)


1.     A List of experienced constraints on System protection due to new developments of Substation equipment should be circulated to all GCC utilities and should be submitted to manufacturers for consideration during the implementation of new projects.


2.     Cooperation between the research centers and universities and electric sector should be increased to develop proper methods in training and problem solution in the field system protection .


3. Further emphasize should be put on the practical aspects of problem solution in future Symposiums .


4.     Forming a working committee to study the effect of A/C motors stalling in residential loads during voltage dips caused by system disturbance. The Study shall include the effects of the above phenomena on A/C manufacturers (Designers), residential (consumers) and utilities (suppliers) and solutions to override it .

Donor Members

Energoprojekt Entel Ltd


ACWA Power

Saudi Arabia

Oman Electricity Transmission Co.


GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA)

Saudi Arabia

Collective Members

Midal Cables Company Limited


Riyadh Cables Group of Companies

Saudi Arabia

IMCO Engineering and Construction Co W.L.L



Saudi Arabia

Intelligent Devices and Systems

United Arab Emirates

Bahra cables Company

Saudi Arabia

Al Ahleia Switchgear Co.