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Transmission & Distribution

Middle East transmission & distribution news, analysis, tenders, contracts awarded, commentary and data. Keep up to date by signing up to MEED's power newsletter. If you are not a subscriber but need access then subscribe to the region's leading business intelligence service now

Transmission & distribution projects news

sharjah investment center signing ceremony

Scan Electromechanical awarded UAE substation dealSubscription

13 April, 2016 By

Work is due to be completed in 20 months 

Tokyo, Japan

Japan lends on Egypt projectsSubscription

1 March, 2016 By

Japanese companies involved in $18bn of schemes in North African state

Power transmission

Saudi Arabia to award Egypt power link by middle of 2016Subscription

9 February, 2016 By

Electricity connection is due to be operational in 2019

Siemens confirms Egypt turbine order

Siemens consortium signs additional Egypt power dealSubscription

28 December, 2015 By

Contract covers the construction of six substations

Electricity substation

Indian contractor wins Oman and Saudi Arabia contractsSubscription

28 December, 2015 By

Orders cover a storage facility and transmission and distribution networks

Electricity transmission

Indian firm wins substation contracts in Saudi ArabiaSubscription

29 November, 2015 By

Substations will be installed in Hail area

Market news

Canadian company selected to study privatisation of power distribution in Muscat

Banks submit commitments for Oman electricity refinancingSubscription

28 March, 2016 By

Power company seeking long-term finance

Electricity transmission

Oman appoints consultancies for electricity spot marketSubscription

28 January, 2016 By

Technical and legal consultants have been hired

T&D trends


Sharjah chooses to optimise existing power plantsSubscription

14 April, 2016 By

Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority currently evaluating bids for combined-cycle conversion project

Projects planned or under way 1 April 2016

Iran triggers mild fall on projects indexSubscription

6 April, 2016

South Pars phase 19 has been completed

Richard Thompson

Japan moves to restore Iran ties

18 March, 2016 By

Tokyo seeks to build on historic ties and supportive economic policies

Special reports


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


Elsewedy ElectricSubscription

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


Andrew WardSubscription

28 January, 2015Updated: 5 February, 2015

Andrew Ward is managing partner at Dentons Abu Dhabi

Rajan PhakeySubscription

28 January, 2015Updated: 5 February, 2015

Rajan Phakey is partner at Dentons Abu Dhabi UAE

Jon NashSubscription

28 January, 2015Updated: 5 February, 2015

Jon Nash is partner at Dentons Abu Dhabi

Sander TrestainSubscription

16 October, 2014

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

Erik VoldnerSubscription

2 October, 2014Updated: 6 October, 2014

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

John Abi-HannaSubscription

27 July, 2014

John Abi-Hanna is business development director, water, Middle East for Black & Veatch

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Andrew Roscoe
Power & Water Editor

Phone: +971 (0)4 818 0237

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Qatar: Distribution instrument calibrationSubscription

15 April, 2016 By

Carrying out calibration services of various test and measurement equipment for electricity distribution

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