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SEC awards $850mn contracts

132/380 KV transformers will be set up in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Qasim

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Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) has signed eight contracts, costing a total of US $850mn, to implement various electricity power projects in Saudi Arabia, local media reported. These included three transformers, 380KV power transmission lines and ground cables in various regions of the Kingdom.

Ali Al Barak, CEO of SEC said that 132/380 KV transformers will be set up in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Qasim. There will also be an expansion of the existing transformer in Al Qasim. The period of implementing the transformer projects ranges between 27 and 29 months, Saudi Gazette reported.

Other contracts include setting up of power transmission lines linking the transformer in Riyadh with the Rabigh 2 independent power generation unit in the Western region, transformers in Hail with those in Al Qasim and Hadco, and transformer in the east Riyadh with the general grid.

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