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Transmission & distribution projects news

electricity substation

Indian firm to supply substations for Iraq Subscription

13 October 2014 | By

Avantha Group will provide 16 substations for the Electricity Ministry

Electricity substation

Siemens wins Saudi Arabia electricity contracts Subscription

4 September 2014 | By

German company will install components at a number of substations throughout the country

Kuwait electricity cables

Kuwait extends deadline for overhead lines contract Subscription

26 August 2014 | By

Eight contractors have been prequalified for the Kuwait overhead lines tender


Hyundai wins $250m Saudi substation contract Subscription

13 August 2014 | By

South Korean firm will build one of the largest substations in the kingdom at Jubail Industrial City

Kuwaiti power transmission lines

Kuwait invites bids for power consultancy Subscription

11 August 2014 | By

Six international consultants invited to participate in Kuwait power consultancy tender deal

Overhead power lines

Kuwait invites bids for overhead lines contract Subscription

22 July 2014 | By

Eight contractors have been prequalified for the Kuwait overhead lines tender

Power sharing

Tender for Saudi-Egypt power link delayed Subscription

20 July 2014 | By

Construction tenders for 3,000MW link between Egypt and Saudi Arabia were scheduled to be issued in first quarter

Transformer station

Kuwait invites bids for major transformer station Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

10 groups invited to submit bids for Wafra project in Kuwait

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Market news

Riyadh Metro

Saudi Arabia awards Riyadh metro power contracts Subscription

2 October 2014 | By

Seven contracts awarded worth a total of $693m to supply electricity to the Riyadh Metro.


GCC to invest $420m to boost capacity of grid interconnection Subscription

29 September 2014 | By

Shared grid has current capacity of 1,200MW

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T&D trends

Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park

Dubai commits to sustainability Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

As one of the only renewable energy programmes to have made any real progress in the Middle East, Dubai is taking great strides with its integrated strategy


Saudi Electricity Company awards $2.9bn of contracts Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

State utility has already awarded more transmission contracts in the second quarter than for whole of 2013

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: January 2014 Subscription

16 February 2014

Over $17bn awarded in January in the Middle East

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Special reports



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

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) logo

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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Sander Trestain Subscription

16 October 2014

Sander Trestain is founding partner and executive director of projects Enviromena Power Systems

Erik Voldner Subscription

2 October 2014

Erik Voldner is founding partner and executive director of operations Enviromena Power Systems

Mazen Alami Subscription

27 July 2014

Mazen Alami is managing director, Middle East at Black & Veatch

Sam Mitchelle Subscription

20 July 2014

Sam Mitchelle is regional general manager, energy, Middle East at Black & Veatch

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer Subscription

27 January 2014

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

Lee Jae-Sung Subscription

19 January 2014

Lee Jae-Sung is chairman, Hyundai Heavy Industries

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