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Siemens Wins $253m Qatar Power Station Contract

The organisation will erect 9 warden substations for Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation’s proviso 11 expansion.

Siemens has won a agreement value QAR920 million ($253 million) from a Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) to enhance Qatar’s energy supply system, it announced on Sunday.

The agreement includes a construction of 9 warden substations for proviso 11 of Kahramaa’s Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion project.

Under a contract, Siemens will yield gas-insulated switchgears (GIS), with voltages including 220kV, 132kV and 66kV, for a initial theatre of a proviso 11 expansion.

Siemens is scheduled to finish a devise within 26 months from a endowment date, it pronounced in a statement.

The enlargement devise aims to safeguard fast energy supply to sectors including households, business centers, selling malls, hospitals and schools via Doha and a suburbs.

Bernhard Fonseka, CEO of Siemens WLL Qatar said: “This devise will minister to improving a energy infrastructure in and around Doha, assisting a supervision accommodate a mandate for achieving a National Vision 2030.”

Siemens has progressing supposing substations for phases V, VI, VII, IX and X of Kahramaa’s enlargement devise and as of Jun 2013, a organisation had tighten to 2,000 high-voltage GIS bays commissioned in Qatar.

Kahramaa’s enlargement devise is devised to accommodate a flourishing direct for electricity in Qatar, with a application management estimating that direct will boost by 10 per cent annually over a subsequent 5 years.

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