Monday, 23 October 2017 05:12 GMT
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Swiss ABB wins USD30 m order from Saudi Electricity Company

(MENAFN) Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), the country's leading power utility, has awarded ABB, a major power and automation technology group, a USD30 million order for the renewing of lexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), according to Arab News



The project will be implemented in the Eastern Operating Area



ABB will be responsible for renewing two 380 kilovolt static var compensators (SVCs) located at the existing Shedgum and Faras Substation



Oleg Aleinikov, head of ABB's substations business, part of the company's power systems division, said: "This refurbishment project will help improve voltage stability, reduce outages and mitigate the risk of blackouts.


Swiss ABB wins USD30 m order from Saudi Electricity Company