A 220 kV line with capacity of 200 MW linking Oman with the UAE is poised to operate by the end of this month, said the chairman of Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water.

The line running from Al Ain in Abu Dhabi to Mahdha in Oman’s Al Buriami Governorate will provide strategic support for dealing with electricity outages or reductions in spare power generation capacity in either country, said Mohammed bin Abdullah al Mahrouqi

“A study is underway to add new linkage lines between the two countries as implementation of the agreement signed,” he added.

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