May 17, 2013
Iran’s Azerbaijan Regional Electric Company (AREC) has invited international bids for the supply of towers, conductors, shield wires along with optical fibre ground wire (OPGW), core of curlew conductors, insulators and accessories for a 160 km long, three-bundle, 400 kV single-circuit overhead transmission line between the Orumieh and Sahand power plants in the Azerbaijan province.
May 15, 2013
Spanish engineering group Abengoa has won an order worth EUR32 million from the state-owned Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) for the construction of a 132 km long transmission line and extension of a substation.
May 13, 2013
The state-run Oman Electricity Transmission Company Limited (OETCL) has invited bids for the construction of a 132 kV gas insulated substation (GIS) at the Mahada grid station in northern Oman.
May 10, 2013
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has invited international bids for the installation of 500 kV gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) [Package A] for the 500/220/11 kV El Tebbin GIS substation extension project to be funded by European development partners (EDPs).
May 5, 2013
Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW) has invited bids from five groups of local and international contractors, which have prequalified to supply and install 400/132/11 kV transformer substations at Al-Khairan.
May 3, 2013
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), the state-owned company responsible for the development of high voltage network in Uganda, is seeking expressions of interest (EoIs) from consultants for monitoring the implementation of resettlement and community action plans for the 220 kV Kawanda–Masaka transmission line under the Electricity Sector Development Project (ESDP) funded by the World Bank.
May 1, 2013
German equipment major Siemens has won a turnkey contract from the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), which is the owner of Abu Dhabi's power generation and transmission grid, to supply a high voltage grid substation at Mirfa in Abu Dhabi.
April 29, 2013
Tanzania Electricity Supply Company (TANESCO) and Zanzibar Electricity Corporation (ZECO) have inaugurated the 138 kV submarine cable from the Ubungo substation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to the Mtoni substation on Zanzibar’s Unguja Island under the Zanzibar Interconnector Project.
April 26, 2013
China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company Limited (CET), a subsidiary of China’s largest transmission system operator (TSO) State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) has signed a USD1 billion loan agreement with the Ethiopia’s state-owned vertically integrated power utility Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) power transmission line project.