The first contract covers the overhaul of, and maintenance services for, the national control centre at Jabriya as well as sub-control centres at Shuaiba. The value of the contract is KD7.6m ($28.4m).

Siemens has also won a contract for the replacement of 132/300kV ground cables with overhead power lines. The contract is worth KD9.6m ($36m)

The Electricity & Water Ministry is the client for both projects.

Siemens is also the low bidder for a contract to operate and maintain 132/300kV substations across the country (MEED 4:9:08).