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

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