Siemens to Supply Equipment for Power Grid Expansion in Qatar

28 April 2010 (Last Updated April 28th, 2010 18:30)

Siemens Energy has received orders to supply substations and switchgear valued at €510m to Qatar General Water & Electricity Corporation (Kahramaa). The order encompasses the supply of 15 turnkey substations including transformers, control and protection equipment, as well as e

Siemens Energy has received orders to supply substations and switchgear valued at €510m to Qatar General Water & Electricity Corporation (Kahramaa).

The order encompasses the supply of 15 turnkey substations including transformers, control and protection equipment, as well as extension and modification of existing substations.

The construction of a new 400kV substation to connect the Qatar network to the GCC grid is included in the contract.

Siemens will supply gas-insulated switchgear, protection equipment and equipment for online condition monitoring.

The substations will be distributed across the whole country, including the cities of Doha, Dukhan and Maesaieed.