Najran - Abha Line, Saudi Arabia
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Najran – Abha Line, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen 15 Sep 2021

Najran – Abha Line is a 380kV overhead line from Najran, Najran, Saudi Arabia, to Abha, Asir, Saudi Arabia.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Najran – Abha Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Saudi Electricity. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

The development of the Najran – Abha Line project has been approved by the Ministry of Water and Electricity.

Najran – Abha Line project development status

The construction works on the Najran – Abha Line project commissioning is expected in 2021.

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.

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