AUE - Arab Union of Electricity


The Arab Union of Electricity was established in 1987 with the following aims:

  1. Improving and developing the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy in the Arab World.
  2. Developing, improving and coordinating the areas of interest of its members and strengthening the relationship among them.

Almost all Arab Ministries and Utilities of Electricity are active members in the AUE. Many of the manufacturing companies in the electrical field are associate members. The active members are currently 29 while the associate members are 22  and the observing members are 2. They all form the General Assembly of AUE. The Board of Directors includes 9 members, and is appointed every three years from the active members.


Members of the Board of Directors of AUE are as follows:

  • Eng. Eisa Ben Hilal Al-Kuwari – President of the General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) / Qatar – AUE Chairman
  • Eng. Ali Fasi Fahri Director General - Office National de l'Electricité et du l’Eau potable- (ONEE)/Morocco-AUE Vice Chairman


  • Eng. Laith Al Bassam - CEO of National Electricity Transmission company – Saudi Arabia .
  • Dr. Matar Hamed Al-Neyadi -.Deputy Minister.-Ministry of Energy – UAE
  • Shaikh Nawaf ben Ibrahim Al Khalifah- CEO- Electricity and Water Authority – Bahrain
  • Eng. Jaber Dasouqi Mostafa -Chairman of  Egyptian Electricity holding Company – Egypt
  • Eng. Noureddin Bo Tarfah- President of SONELGAZ – Algeria 
  • Eng. Khaled Rashed Abdel Mawla-General Director - Public Electricity Corporation – YEMEN
  • Alaa Eddin Seihoud Shenan-  Manging Director of Planning and Studies Dept.-Ministry of Electricity –Iraq

The AUE Secretariat is based in Amman- Jordan hosted by the National Electric Power Company. The Secretary General is Eng. Fawzi Kharbat.

The AUE works through the following committees:

  • Committee of Interconnected Arab Networks (CIAN).
  • Engineering and Production Committee.
  • Human Resources Committee.
  • Distribution Committee
  • Planning Committee
  • Renewable Energy Committee

The Active members have the right to nominate members in these committees through which experiences are exchanged and studies are made.

The AUE issues many publications as follows:

  • Dictionary of Electrical Terms of Electricity
  • Maps of Electrical Interconnection Networks in the Arab Countries
  • Arab Electricity Magazine – will be issued quarterly and published by Al Sharq Newspaper/ Doha  
  • Annual Statistical Bulletin
  • Manual of Arab Experts in Electricity Sector.
  • Manual of Power Stations in the Arab Countries.
  • Manual of Electricity Manufacturing Companies in the Arab Countries.

In Addition, holding several conferences, seminars,  workshops and training courses for its members. 


Contact Persons

Chairman of AUE & President of Kahramaa

Eng. Eisa Ben Hilal Al-Kuwari

P.O Box 2310 Amman
11181 Jordan

Secretary General of AUE

Eng. Fawzi Kharbat

P.O Box 2310 Amman
11181 Jordan

Related News & Papers

AUE statistical Bulletin for the year 2013

AUE - News in brief