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

Oman Electricity Transmission Co.

Eng. Thani Bin Mohammed Al Khusaibi


Ministry of Energy Electricity & Water UAE

Eng. Fatima Al Shamsi

United Arab Emirates

Oman Cables Industry

Mr. Mahdi Abdelkhalek


GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA)

Eng. Ahmed Ali Al Ebrahim

Saudi Arabia

Energoprojekt Entel Ltd

Mr. Momcilo Mrvic


Collective Members

Al Ahleia Switchgear Co.


Bahra cables Company

Saudi Arabia

Mazoon Electricity Company


Al-Gihaz CO. LTD

Saudi Arabia