Riyadh Switching Substation is a 380kV substation located in Substation No – 9097, Riyadh, Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The Riyadh Switching Substation project’s construction has begun in 2021. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2023.


Riyadh Switching Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by Saudi Electricity.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 380kV and the operating voltage level is 380kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 380kV.

Riyadh Switching Substation project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2023. Approximately $76.5m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Contractors involved in Riyadh Switching Substation project

Trading & Development Partnership (TDP) was appointed by Saudi Electricity to undertake design and construction works of the Riyadh Switching 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.


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