Baab - Hameem Line, United Arab Emirates
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Baab – Hameem Line, United Arab Emirates

By Carmen 15 Sep 2021

Baab – Hameem Line is a 400kV overhead line from Baab grid station, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Hameem switching station, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Baab – Hameem Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Baab – Hameem Line project development status

The construction works on the Baab – Hameem Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.

About Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch

Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch Company (TRANSCO), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, is a utility service provider that distributes electricity and water. The utility’s activities include planning, construction, development, operation and maintenance of electricity transmission and bulk water transmission networks. Its activities also comprises servicing for water and electricity transmission; and building the infrastructure for services. TRANSCO offers transmission of water and electricity from producers to the distribution networks. The utility operates its water and electricity transmission assets across the northern and western UAE.

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.

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