DEWA signs six contracts worth US$852 million

Contracts for water and electricity projects signed at WETEX 2010

DEWA's Al Tayer signs the contracts.
DEWA's Al Tayer signs the contracts.

DEWA announced six new contracts were signed during WETEX 2010, for projects in both the electricity and water sectors.

The CEO and managing director of DEWA, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer signed the contracts on behalf of DEWA and its partners.

The first contract was awarded to ABB and was worth AED250 million (US$68 million). The scope of work included supplying, installing, testing and commissioning of three 132/11kV substations.

Areva T&D was awarded the second contract, worth AED 1.030 billion (US$272 million), which involved three 132/11kV substations in various areas of Dubai, including Dubai Investment Park, Jebel Ali Industries Area, Mutina, Kifaf and other places. Areva will supply, install, test and commission these substations.

The third contract was awarded to Ducab to supply 800km of 11kV XLPE power cable worth AED260 million (US$70 million) while the fourth contract went to Ghantoot Gulf Contracting to supply, install, test and commission glass reinforced epoxy water transmission pipelines and associated works in Dubai. The total cost for these works is AED820 million (US$223 million).

M/S Saudi Modern Co. Dubai was awarded a contract to supply, install, test and commission 132kV of cables to 132/11kV substations at a value of AED300 million (US$81 million) and Siemens was contracted to supply, install, test and commission Mamzer beach substations at a cost of AED470million (US$128 million).


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