On another substation project at Badeea in central Saudi Arabia, the local National Contracting Company (NCC)submitted the lowest bid at SR 82 million ($21.9 million), ahead of the local Al-Babtain Contractingat SR 83 million ($22.1 million). The project covers the construction of a new 132/13.8-kV GIS substation and the expansion of three existing stations.

Contract awards have still to be made by SEC on the conventional 110/13.8-kV substation at Muhayil, where the local Al-Toukhi Contractingsubmitted the lowest bid at SR 126.8 million ($33.8 million). The local Z Al-Jazeera is low bidder for the contract to build a 115/13.8-kV GIS substation at Al-Rayyan in the Dammam area.