ABB wins $55M substation project in Dubai

UAE, Dubai: ABB has secured a contract worth $55 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to build a substation that will integrate power from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park.

As part of the turnkey project, ABB will design, install, commission and perform start-up of the plant. The company will supply eight bays of 400 kV and 10 bays of 132 kV gas-insulated switchgear; two 132/400 kV power transformers rated at 570 MVA as well as the protection system, automation and control system, surveillance and communication, reports Trade Arabia.

100 MW Phase 2 of the solar power plant in Seih Al Dahal, located 50 km south of Dubai, is scheduled to commence generation in 2017.

Source: Trade Arabia