DUBAI, May 11 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA), the state-owned oil explorer and power supplier, swung to a first-quarter net loss, it said on Wednesday.

TAQA, majority-owned by Abu Dhabi's government, made a net loss attributable to equity holders of 608 million dirhams ($165.5 million) in the three months to March 31, versus a net profit of 256 million dirhams in the same period of 2015, it said in a bourse statement.

($1 = 3.6730 UAE dirham)

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