Awards due on contracts for Kuwait substations

07 April 2008

Awards are imminent on two major substation contracts in Kuwait.

South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction is the low bidder for the contract to build an 300/132/11kV substation at Jaber al-Ahmed.

The company submitted a price of KD24.4m ($92.1m) for the project. Europe’s ABB was the second lowest bidder, followed by France’s Areva.

A second contract for the supply and installation of five 132/11kV substations at Jaber al-Ahmed is also due to be awarded. The local Al-Ahlea Electric Boards Company is the low bidder for the work having submitted a price of KD17.5m ($66.2m).

Bids were submitted by four other companies, including Europe’s ABB and France’s Areva.

The Ministry of Electricity & Water is the client for both contracts (MEED 21:01:08).

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