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Transmission & distribution projects news

ABB wins Saudi electricity contract Subscription

7 July 2014, 8:30 GMT | By

Swiss firm ABB will provide transformers for two power plants in Saudi Arabia

Dewa awards cabling contracts to local firms Subscription

6 July 2014, 12:13 GMT | By

Firms will supply copper and aluminium power cables for Dewa distribution schemes

Nakheel appoints consultants for substation work Subscription

2 July 2014, 13:31 GMT | By

Two consultants will oversee construction of eight substations

Dewa awards substation contract Subscription

2 July 2014, 12:12 GMT | By

Substation will distribute power in the Jumeirah area of Dubai

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Oman considers privatising Muscat electricity distributor Subscription

16 June 2014, 9:28 GMT | By

Tender will be floated for study into privatising Muscat Electricity Distribution Company

Qatar signs $2.1bn-worth of power transmission contracts Subscription

11 June 2014, 10:30 GMT | By

Contracts are part of phase 11 of Kahramaa’s transmission system upgrade programme

CESI wins Dubai renewable energy consultancy contract Subscription

6 May 2014, 7:12 GMT | By

Local branch of Italian firm will advise on connecting renewable energy schemes to grid

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Saudi Electricity Company announces 2014 power projects Subscription

28 January 2014, 7:01 GMT | By

Utility provider will tender three major power generation schemes

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Middle East contracts awarded: January 2014 Subscription

16 February 2014, 11:13 GMT

Over $17bn awarded in January in the Middle East

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Technology: Utility providers invest in power and water Subscription

25 July 2013, 7:26 GMT

The region’s utility providers are investment in technology to improve the efficiency of power and water

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Elsewedy Electric Subscription

Egypt-based company that has a number of firms under its ownership, and specialises in the supply, installationand commissioning of overhead transmission lines and substations

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Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) Subscription

Kahramaa was established in July 2000 to regulate and maintain supply of Electricity & Water in Qatar

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Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer Subscription

27 January 2014, 12:44 GMT

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer is managing director and CEO, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Lee Jae-Sung Subscription

19 January 2014, 13:41 GMT

Lee Jae-Sung is chairman, Hyundai Heavy Industries

Suhaila Marafi Subscription

14 January 2014, 6:55 GMT

Suhaila Marafi is director of studies & research, Ministry of Electricity & Water, Kuwait

Mohammed al-Hammadi Subscription

14 May 2013, 7:48 GMT

Mohammed al-Hammadi is chief executive officer, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Farouk Eltawila Subscription

13 May 2013, 13:38 GMT

Farouk Eltawila is chief scientist, FANR

Petri Tuominen Subscription

13 May 2013, 13:25 GMT

Petri Tuominen is chief financial officer, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

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Oman: Utility network extension Subscription

10 July 2014, 21:30 GMT | By

Carrying out utility network extension works

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