Al Kharj II Substation is a 380kV substation located in Al-Kharj, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The construction works on Al Kharj II Substation began in 2016. The project was commissioned in 2017.

Description

The Al Kharj II Substation project is a new substation being operated by Saudi Electricity .

The designed voltage level of the project is 380kV, while the operating voltage level is 380kV.The step-in voltage of the substation is 380kV.

Al Kharj II Substation has received approval from Ministry of Water and Electricity Gate to undertake the works on the project.

Contractors involved

Siemens was appointed by Saudi Electricity to undertake design and construction works of the Al Kharj II Substation.

About Saudi Electricity

Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) is an energy utility. Through its subsidiaries, the company generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and carries out operations of the fiber optic networks, trading and realization of renewable energy among others. It produces electricity in gas, combined, steam and diesel power units. SEC also builds independent power plants on a build, own and operate basis. The company distributes electricity customers in cities, villages and communities across Eastern, Central, Western and Southern sectors. It is owned by Public Investment Fund, Saudi Arabian Oil Company, and other shareholders. SEC is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.