Sunday, April 11, 2010

Siemens to further expand power supply network in the northern Emirates

Siemens to further expand power supply network in the northern Emirates

11 April 2010, Dubai, UAE: Siemens’ Energy Power Distribution Division has received two orders with a combined value of approximately AED90 million (EUR18 million) via Abu Dhabi-based Al Jaber Group. The end user is the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) which aims for a further expansion of the power supply network in the northern region of the United Arab Emirates.

The two orders include the supply and installation of seven medium voltage turnkey substations, as well as the extension and modification of 22 existing substations in Ajman, Dhaid, Dibba, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain. The power supply project is scheduled for completion within 12 months.

The seven substations for the 33/11kV voltage levels will comprise more than 350 medium voltage panels and around 150 panels for control and protection. Through the partnership with Abu Dhabi based Al Jaber Group Siemens was able to successfully secure the first ever 33/11kV substation order on turnkey basis from FEWA.

“We are proud that our efficient and proven solutions will contribute to further expand the power distribution network of the Northern Emirates” said Wolfgang Braun, regional head within the Power Transmission and Power Distribution Divisions of Siemens Energy“.
“We have been very satisfied with Siemens’ services and systems for many years. This is why we have chosen Siemens as our partner” shares Director of Electrical Projects, Rajan Gurunath at Al Jaber.

The Siemens Energy Sector is the world’s leading supplier of a complete spectrum of products, services and solutions for the generation, transmission and distribution of power and for the extraction, conversion and transport of oil and gas. In fiscal 2009 (ended September 30), the Energy Sector had revenues of approximately EUR25.8 billion and received new orders totaling approximately EUR30 billion and posted a profit of EUR3.3 billion. On September 30, 2009, the Energy Sector had a work force of more than 85,100. Further information is available at:

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