SEC signs SR480m contract for transformer deal
Contract includes design, engineering, installation and testing
The Saudi Electric Company has signed a SR480 million contract to develop a transformer in the Kingdom’s Western Province, as part of its efforts to meet the growing demand for electricity.
Ali S. Al-Barrak, CEO of the company, said the new transformer would be established at a location south of Jeddah and, with a power of 380/110/13.8KV, it would be ready for inauguration within 29 months.
The contract also includes designing, engineering work, import of materials and equipment, installation, testing and operation, Al-Barrak said.
"We have planned to establish the new transformer as part of our efforts to strengthen the company's power supply to meet increasing demand," he said.