Sustainable solutions to power demand – Eaton exclusive

Frank Ackland, Managing Director for the Middle East of power multinational Eaton, discusses the challenges involved in population surges throughout the Gulf Co-operation Council, and whether sustainable solutions can be found to meet an increased demand for power…


The surge in both population sizes and GDP in countries throughout the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) is set to put huge demands on the power infrastructure of the region.


According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), GCC electricity consumption is expected to reach 856TWh by 2020, requiring 100GW of additional power to be brought online over the course of the next decade or so.


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