Kuwait’s Electricity & Water Ministry has invited contractors to bid for a contract to install eight 132/11kV turnkey transmission substations.

Six of the substations will be located in the Abu Fateera area, while the other two will be in Funaitees.

A total of 18 companies have been prequalified to bid to supply and install the substations:

  • Siemens (Germany)
  • ABB (Switzerland)
  • Japan AE Power Systems Corporation & Hitachi High Technologies Corporation (Japan) / Al-Ghanim International Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Areva (France) / Abdul Aziz Abdul Mohsin al-Rashed Sons (Kuwait)
  • Merlin Geran (France) / Mohammed Abdul Mohsin al-Kharafi (Kuwait)
  • Ansaldo Transmission Distribuzione (Italy) / Abdulla al-Hamed al-Sagar & Bros Co. (Kuwait)
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries (South Korea) / Matajer al-Khaleej Unitd (Kuwait)
  • Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company (South Korea) / United Gulf Construction Company (Kuwait)
  • National Contracting Company (Saudi Arabia) / National Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan) / National Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Al-Ahlea Electric Boards Company (Kuwait)
  • Ganz Transelektro (Hungary) / Awraq International General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Toshiba Corporation (Japan) / Ali Alghanim Sons Group General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Hyosung Corporation (South Korea) / Gharnata Petroleum (Kuwait)
  • Emirates Trading Agency (UAE) / Al-Shibly International General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • IMCO Engineering and Construction (Kuwait)
  • Larsen & Toubro (India) / Bader al-Mulla & Brothers Company (Kuwait)
  • Isolux Maritime (Spain) / Gulf Shipping, General Trading and Contracting Company (Kuwait)

A pre-tender meeting will be held on 24 October in South Surra. Contractors have until 28 November to submit bids.