Bahrain Energy Articles & Analysis

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Central to Bahrain’s plans of both becoming a gas hub and meeting rising domestic energy demand is a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and regasification facility, the Bahrain LNG Import Terminal.

 

The rapid growth in Bahrain’s population presents considerable challenges for the private and state providers supplying utilities. As well as routine work to replace, refurbish and improve existing power, water and sewage networks, providers are also required to expand their networks to serve new communities that are being constructed. Even as...

 

The composition of Bahrain’s GDP compared to the five other GCC member countries, shows that while the energy sector remains the single largest contributor to national production, at just under a quarter of GDP, Bahrain is leading the way on economic diversification. An IMF discussion paper on economic diversification in GCC countries,...

 

With over nine hours of sunshine a day for eight months of the year, Bahrain would appear to be an obvious location in which to pursue solar power as a renewable energy option. Looking to harness this readily available resource, the country has already taken its first steps in establishing a renewable energy strategy and is creating a watchdog...

 

What strategies are being developed to encourage market-based energy prices in the future?