Dewa inks 5 new project contracts worth $272m
Dubai, March 9, 2011
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) signed 5 new contracts for power and water projects at a total cost of Dh1 billion ($272 million) at the ongoing Water, Energy, & Environment Exhibition 2011 (Wetex).
The first contract includes the construction of AL Ghafat Reservoirs Phase 1 & 2 with capacity of 120 Million Imperial Gallons (MIG) and at a total cost of Dh 285 million. The contractor is Pratibha Industries.
The second contract was signed with Apina, Spain, to set up and construct an inlet air chilling for gas turbines at “L” Station , Phase I at Jebel Ali. After completion of this project, Dewa will generate additional power of approximate 108 MW from 3 gas turbines from “L” Station at peak summer season and it will improve efficiency of gas turbines.
As for the third contract, it includes 132 KV cable laying works at a cost of Dh 100 million for a total length of 230 km. The contractor of the project is Emirates Electrical Engineering.
The fourth contract was made with Siemens. It includes the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 5 series reactor stations at generating stations with 400 KV OHL, at a cost up to Dh 372 million.
The fifth contract was also signed with Siemens and it relates to the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Scada/EMS/DTS system for transmission control centres, at a cost up to Dh 97 million.
Dewa also said that it will provide all possible facilities to contractors to ensure that these projects are properly executed in compliance with environmental standards.-TradeArabia News Service
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