The substations will connect Maaden’s phosphate and aluminium projects at Ras al-Zour to the national grid through overhead transmission lines from Jubail.
The contract covers the engineering, procurement, construction, testing, commissioning and completion of 380kV and 115kV substations on a turnkey basis.
The substations will initially provide power for the commissioning and start-up of the phosphate plant. Later they will be used for the import or export of 600-1,100MW of power from the phosphate and aluminium projects.
Maaden is creating a new subsidiary to develop infrastructure and services to support phosphate and aluminium facilities at Ras al-Zour.
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