According to Daily News Egypt, Siemens and Energy-iBB are the two contenders for the supply of reactors for power compensation for the electric interconnection between Egypt and Sudan.
The representatives of the two companies went to Sudan to examine the Sudanese electric grid and the location of the project before making their technical and financial offers, Daily News Egypt cites sources.
The supply of static var compensators should take six to eight months.
Egypt and Sudan are setting up a 300 MW electric interconnection project in two phases. The first phase begins from the Toshka 2 transformer substation to the 220 kV transformer substation in Arqen, Sudan, while the second phase’s capacity will reach 500 kV.
Source: Daily News Egypt