Qatar: State-owned utility Qatar General Water & Electricity Corporation (Kahramaa) has awarded a $519 million (€470 million) contract to Siemens for the supply of 18 turnkey substations to supply power and help to cater for increasing electricity demand.
The order encompasses the design, engineering, supply, installation, and commissioning of 14 new substations for 400 kV, 132 kV, 66 kV, and 11 kV voltage levels, including power transformers, switchgear, control and protection equipment, and the extension of four existing substations, repots Trade Arabia.
The transformers will be delivered from the transformer factory in Zagreb, Croatia.
All substations are required to supply power for ongoing infrastructure development projects, schools, hospitals, and residential complexes for the upcoming World Cup and Qatar’s National Vision 2030.
Source: Trade Arabia