Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority (Sewa) had last year implemented several key development projects in Khorfakkan city, reported Wam.
These included the setting up of 36 sub-distribution stations, in addition to main 11/33 kV distribution station (Al Haray Station No. 3) as well as the modernisation of a 3,000 kVA power station in Nahwa area, by completely replacing the existing electric generators with modern ones, it stated.
More than 80% of the work has been completed on the Al Haray Station which will have a total capacity of 60 MVA that can feed 502 residential plots of land in the area.
Sewa also completed providing water connection to 344 residential villas through the Al Haray project, said the Wam report.
Ahmed Al Mulla, Director of Khorfakkan Department of Sewa, confirmed that the authority continues to implement all development projects in Khorfakkan city comprising electricity and lighting networks and water projects.
Al Mulla said Sewa is conducting a study for the development of two distribution substations 11/0.433 kV with a total capacity of 3000 kVA to the Khorfakkan distribution network to feed the Khorfakkan Corniche development project affiliated with Shurooq and also follow up on the new hotel project in the Al Mudaifi area with a total capacity of 17,500 kVA, and the health center project in Yarmouk.
"We have carried out maintenance work at the gas units that operate in the station, and comprehensive maintenance for the gas unit No. 5. Pumps have also been replaced," he added.