The consortium of Germany's Siemens T&Dand Austria's VA Tech T&Dhas been awarded the substation package on phase 5 of the Qatar transmission project. The QR 395 million ($108.5 million) contract is the largest package on the estimated $400 million scheme, which is being handled by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa - MEED 4:6:04).
About eight international companies submitted bids in early 2004 for the work, which calls for: a 220/66/11-kV substation at Abu Hammour north; a 220/66/11-kV substation known as Doha central; a 132/66/11-kV substation at Maither central; a 132/66/11-kV substation at Duhail; and a 66/11-kV substation at Doha's vegetable market. Kahramaa has already awarded the distribution management system (DMS) package on the project to France's Areva T&D(MEED 21:5:04). The consultant is the UK's PB Power.
A MEED Subscription...
Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.