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August 31, 2021updated 17 Sep 2021 12:19pm

Irrqaa Substation, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Irrqaa Substation is a 380/132/13.8kV substation located in Irrqaa, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The construction works on Irrqaa Substation began in 2013. The project was commissioned in 2015.


The Irrqaa Substation project is a new substation being operated by Saudi Electricity.

The designed voltage level of the project is 380/132/13.8kV, while the operating voltage level is 380/132/13.8kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 380kV and the step-out voltage is 13kV.

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

Contractors involved

Al Babtain Renewable Energy Solutions was appointed by Saudi Electricity to undertake design and construction works of the Irrqaa 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.


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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