Saudi Arabia, Riyadh: National Grid SA has awarded a contract to GE for the construction of four new electricity substations on a turnkey basis and upgrade of four others in Southern Region.
As part of the contract, the four new 132 kV substations will be delivered on a turnkey basis and include the engineering, design, civil work and supply of gas insulated switchgears (GIS), power transformers, and automation.
Two of these substations are in Asir region, and the other two in Jazan region.
With a total capacity of 1,933 MVA, the substations will enable power delivery to up to 25,000 homes as well as different industries in the Southern Region.
Source: GE Grid Solutions