Isolux Corsan wins $40mn Saudi substation contract
Spanish firm to build two new stations in KSA and modify a third.
Saudi Arabia's National Grid has awarded Spanish firm Isolux Corsan a contract for the construction of two 115 kV substations in Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia.
The $40mn project involves the design, material supply, testing and commissioning of the two new substations, as well as modification of an existing substation in Al-Uqair.
Madrid-based Isolux Corsan will also provide equipment for the automation system.
The project is due to complete within 27 months, it said in a statement.
This is the engineering and construction firm’s first contract in Saudi Arabia.
The company is currently working on Bidbid South Freeway expansion in Oman, for a total value of $212.7mn and is also building 17 km of 300 kV transmission lines in Kuwait at an estimated cost of $98mn.