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Siemens wins SR660m Saudi electricity deal

Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and health care sectors, has been awarded a turnkey project to build the 380 kV Hail 3 substation by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).
The contract valued at approximately SR660 million was signed between SEC President and CEO Ali Al-Barrak and Head of Energy Transmission Siemens Saudi Arabia Peter Bruder.
Under this contract, Siemens will supply all key components such as gas insulated switchgear, transformers, reactors, protection and telecommunication systems as well as civil and electromechanical works.
“The contract is a testimony to Siemens commitment and contribution toward the reliable and efficient energy supply for the Kingdom. The Hail region is undergoing a rapid population, agricultural and industrial growth. This substation will ensure a continuous power supply without compromising the reliability, efficiency, and environmental compatibility of the comprehensive energy system,” said Arja Talakar, CEO of Siemens Saudi Arabia.
“Together with our partners E.A. Juffali & Brothers, we have continuously been striving for localization and advancement of the country’s infrastructure and development,” he added.

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