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Siemens bags 132/11kV substation deal in Dubai

The three 132/11kV substations are scheduled for completion in the first half of 2017

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 Each substation comprises eight bays of 132kV gas-insulated switchgears
Each substation comprises eight bays of 132kV gas-insulated switchgears

Siemens has announced it has been awarded a contract by UAE master developer Nakheel PJSC for the turnkey construction of three electrical substations in Dubai.

According to a news release, the three 132/11kV substations are scheduled for completion in the first half of 2017, and each comprises eight bays of 132kV gas-insulated switchgears, 71 panels of 11kV air-insulated switchgears, three 50MVA power transformers and control and protection.

The substations are an essential component of Nakheel’s Deira Islands development, which will see the construction of four man-made islands off the coast of Dubai’s Deira District.

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