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

Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE

Eng. Yousif Al Ali

United Arab Emirates

Oman Electricity Transmission Co.

Eng. Ahmed Abdullah Al Rahbi


Oman Cables Industry

Mr. Mohammed Al Sumri


Collective Members

Intelligent Devices and Systems

United Arab Emirates

Al Ahleia Switchgear Co.


Bahra cables Company

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh Cables Group of Companies

Saudi Arabia

Midal Cables Company Limited