Arar – Rafha Line is a 380kV overhead line from Arar, Northern Borders, Saudi Arabia, to Rafha, Northern Borders, Saudi Arabia.
The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2023.
Arar – Rafha Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Saudi Electricity. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Approximately $90m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
Arar – Rafha Line project development status
The construction works on the Arar – Rafha Line project will be commenced in 2021 and commissioning is expected in 2023.
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.
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