FEWA agrees new power deals with NCC
Saudi firm set to work on contracts worth $231m
The UAE’s Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) has reportedly agreed two deals, valued at a combined US $231.4 million, with Saudi National Contracting Company (NCC), according to Emirates News Agency.
The deals involve the commissioning of a 33/11kV transmission station, together with upgrade works at a number of 33/11kV and 132/33/11kV stations around the country. The contracts include cable works, and are aimed at supporting the anticipated electricity demand on the network until around 2018.
Work is expected to be completed within 15 months of the contracts being signed.
Mohammed Saleh, FEWA Director General, said that the stations were a part of the second phase of his organisation’s $400 million plan to build new stations and upgrade existing facilities. More contracts for overhead power lines are also expected to be signed under these plans.