(MENAFN - Arab News) Siemens has signed two contracts with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) for the construction of Static Var Compensators (SVCs) at Madinah East Hail-2 and Al Jouf-2 380kV substations.
Ziyad Al-Shiha CEO of SEC Arja Talakar CEO Siemens of Saudi Arabia and Peter-Karlheinz Bruder head of energy transmission Siemens Saudi Arabia signed the deal.
Within the scope of these contracts Siemens will provide SEC with SVC plus and protection systems transformers switchgears civil and electro-mechanical work with a project execution of 24 months.
SVC plus Siemens top notch technology will be used for the first time in the Kingdom to enhance the performance of the SEC transmission networks of Western and Central regions of Saudi Arabia.
The awad of Madinah East Hail-2 and Al Jouf-2 SVC projects to Siemens is another milestone in the continuous relationship between the two companies and has made Siemens a key player in the SVC market of Saudi Arabia.
'The construction of Static Var Compensator (SVC) will play a vital role in the stability of the network and smooth transmission of power in Madinah Hail and Al-Jouf regions particularly in the time of high demand during summer Haj and Ramadan' said Arja Talakar CEO of Siemens Saudi Arabia.
'Together with our partners E.A. Juffali & Brothers we are fully committed to the country and its people and will continue to differentiate ourselves through technology transfer and numerous employment training and development opportunities for local talent' said the CEO.