Avantha Group Company CG bags $14 M substation contract

Saudi Arabia: Avantha Group Company CG Power and Industrial Solutions has bagged a contract worth $14 M (around Rs 96.77 crore) for setting up substations for a wind farm in Saudi Arabia.

The company would set up high-voltage substations that will connect the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm to the Saudi Arabian electricity transmission grid.

The wind farm is being developed by a consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar that will supply power to the Saudi Power Procurement Company, a subsidiary of the Saudi Electricity Company.

With an installed capacity of 400 MW, Dumat Al Jandal will be Saudi Arabia’s first large-scale onshore wind farm and the largest so far in the Middle East.

Source: Business Standard