Germany’s Siemens has won a SR326m ($87m) contract for the construction of substations in Saudi Arabia.

Under the engineering, procurement and construction contract, Siemens will build the 380/115/34.5kV Substation 10J, at Yanbu Industrial City.

The company will also install 380kV transmission lines as well as a 34.5kV/13.8kV satellite Substation 101. It will be connected with and controlled by Substation 10J.

Siemens is scheduled to complete work on the project in July 2012.

The client is the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu.

Separately, the commission has awarded a SR4.8m contract to the local Mastoura for Trading & Contracting Company. The contractor will expand and upgrade the power distribution system at Hail al-Nawa. It is due to complete the project in January 2012.