ENERGY: Maghreb Power Trading Expands

Ford, Neil
December 2002
Middle East;Dec2002, Issue 329, p56
Reports that Maghreb region is making efforts to upgrade its power trading arrangements by linking up with producers in the Middle East and in Europe. Advantages of the Mediterranean Power Pool project for industrial consumers of Casablanca, Morocco and domestic users of Cairo in Egypt; Political obstacles in connecting Maghreb with the rest of Africa; Efforts that can be made to speed up the linking of power generators in Africa.


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