Siemens to Supply Power Equipment to Abu Dhabi

25 May 2010 (Last Updated May 25th, 2010 18:30)

Siemens Energy will supply transformer substations and switchgear bays to Abu Dhabi Transmission & Dispatch Company (Transco) for €150m ($184m). Siemens and its partner Electromechanical will supply three 132/11kV transformer substations and two 132/22kV substations to the project,

Siemens Energy will supply transformer substations and switchgear bays to Abu Dhabi Transmission & Dispatch Company (Transco) for €150m ($184m).

Siemens and its partner Electromechanical will supply three 132/11kV transformer substations and two 132/22kV substations to the project, according to Trade Arabia.

A total of 356 gas-insulated switchgear bays comprising 46 for the 132-kV voltage level, 124 for 22kV and 186 for 11kV will be supplied by Siemens plants in Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany.

Abu Dhabi is currently expanding its electricity supply network to keep pace with the rising demand for energy.