Bahrain Energy Articles & Analysis

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Several new projects will expand Bahrain’s power generation capacity, as the kingdom aims to meet rising demand from both residential and industrial consumers.

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.

Against a backdrop of weaker hydrocarbons prices, Bahrain is stepping up counter-cyclical downstream investments aimed at boosting energy and economic security. 

Major investments are underway in Bahrain to reinforce the electricity grid and broaden distribution as the kingdom tries to keep up with increasing demand for power. 

With the Kingdom’s first solar plant scheduled for commission by the end of 2013, and the tender for a second renewable power plant to be announced in the coming months, Bahrain is one of many hydrocarbons producers investing in alternative fuel sources.