GCC CIGRE 13th Annual Seminar Recommendations

Power System Design Operation & Control

Muscat – Oman (23 – 24 /10/2002) (16 – 17 / 8 1423)

1.    When using static power converters, ensure that the amount of THD in the network is within the acceptable international standards by installing the necessary filters.

2.   Automation will play a major role in future development of substation design, therefore it is important to consider its impact on system reliability, it is also important to train system operators on such new technology.

3.    Stochastic method for operation conditions of substations may be taken in consideration to decide the proper maintenance practices

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.