Alstom is frontrunner to win another PEEGT contract, involving the supply of two 230/66-kV gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) substations at Aleppo and Baramkeh. Other bidders for the estimated Eur 35 million ($43 million) package include Siemens, Isolux and Austria’s VA Tech.

Six bids were submitted on 8 December for a third PEEGT contract to design and supply four 230/66-kV GIS substations at Aleppo North, Al-Hasaka, Al-Raka and Hama. Bidders for the contract include Parisan and Safa Nicu, both of Iran, ABB India, Siemens, India’s Bharat Heavy Electrical (BHEL)and Lebanon’s Matelecwith ABB Switzerland. PEEGT reissued the tender after it received a late low bid (MEED 21:11:03).