MODON signs 700 million Riyal deal
Firm to construct a series of infrastructure developments in Saudi
His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Chairman of the MODON Board of Directors Dr. Tawfig Bin Fawzan Alrabiah signed contracts for the construction of Electricity Transmission Plants and aerial and ground power supply lines for five industrial cities at a total value of about 700 million riyals, in the presence of Director General of MODON, Engr. Saleh Al-Rasheed, the MODON executives and the executives of the executing companies.
This project is the largest among MODON's projects which provide electric power for five industrial cities under development, thus achieving MODON's Strategy to establish integrated serviced industrial cities. The most important service needed by industry is the electric power.
The first contract valued at 310 million with execution period of 26 months was signed with the Arab Company for Electric Equipment includes the construction of a central transmission plant, voltage 380/115/13,8KV in Dammam 3rd. Industrial City with a total capacity of 500 mega. v/ampere. The project includes the following works:
A set of switchgears, transformers, supply and installation of capacitors, supply and installation of (1) one reactor and all civil works and supporting facilities that are needed for the establishment of the plant building. Supply and installation of all equipment necessary for remote control, protection, communications and transfer of information (SCADA). The Saudi Electricity Company will link the new central plant of 380. KV by establishing the lines.
The second contract signed with Al-Jehaz Contracting Company valued at 260 million riyals, with an execution period of 26 months, includes the establishment of a 380/110/13.8KV central transfer plant in Jeddah 3rd. Industrial City at a total capacity of 500 mega v/ampere. The project includes the following works: Set of switchgears, supply and installation of transformers, compensation equipment of non-effective power and capacitors, all civil works and supporting facilities needed for the establishment of the plant building. Linking the new plant with a 110 K.V aerial line, extended between Al-Shuaiba and Jeddah 2nd. Industrial City. Supply and installation of all equipment necessary for remote control, protection, communications and transfer of information (SCADA). The Saudi Electricity Company will link the new central plant of 380KV by establishing the necessary aerial lines of 380KV.