Hyundai wins contract to build Jaber al-Ahmed substation

29 July 2008
South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction has won the contract to build a 300/132/11KV substation at Jaber al-Ahmed in Kuwait.

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.

Another contract for substations at Jaber al-Ahmed was recently awarded to the local Al-Ahlea Electric Boards Company. Al-Ahlea will supply and install five 132/11kV substations at the site. The company was the low bidder for the work with a price of KD17.5m.

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 4:6:08).

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