Oman Electricity Transmission Company signed 6 agreements related to construction works of new Grid Station, expansion of a number of existing plants, reinforcement of overhead transmission lines and consultancy services for construction of new grid stations in many wilayats in the Sultanate which costs about 87,881,838 RO of the total six agreements.
The first tender was Construction of New 220/132/33kV grid station at Sohar Free Zone which will be carried out by Galfar Engineering and Construction Company with a cost of 18,458,587 RO. The second tender was construction 400kv Overhead Transmission Line between Izki and Misfah grid stations. The work will be carried out by Gulf Jyoti International and Jyoti Constructions at a cost of 18,848,089 RO.
The third tender was Upgrading Misfah Grid Station to 400kV and the work will be carried out by Larsen & Toubro (Oman) at a cost of OR21.607m. The fourth tender was reinforcing the current network in Muscat by 132kV Linking System between Al Falaj, Muttrah and Wadi Kabiar Grid Stations & Adding Fourth 125MVA Transformer at Wadi Kabir Grid Station. The work will cost about 17,524,862 RO and will be carried out by Bahwan Engineering Company.
The fifth tender is Construction of new 132kV Grid Station and 132kv OHL at Al Dreez. It will cost about OR10.315m and the work will be carried out by Anabensa Company and Sarooj group. The sixth tender was Consultancy Services for Design & Supervision of 400kV Grid Station at Sohar IPP-3, Sohar Free Zone and Sieh Almakarem & 400kV line connection between Sohar Free Zone to Mahadha & 400kV line connection between Sohar Free Zone to Sieh Almakarem and EnergoProjekt Company was awarded as a consultant at a cost of OR1,128,300.000.
These projects will contribute to strengthening the efficiency and reliability of the main network in the Sultanate by reducing huge demand in existing Grid Stations. Also, the new projects shall ease the demand caused by developing and overpopulated in the regions covering these Grid Stations.These tenders are within Oman Electricity Transmission Company’s agenda to increase the number of Grid Stations and expand the Electricity transmission network in various wilayats all over the Sultanate.
In this context, Ali bin Said Al Haddabi CEO of the company, said, “We are proud to be part of the overall development plans in the country in the implementation of many vital projects which will meet all the required needs in transmitting electricity to all parts of the Sultanate. We pledge to deliver our services in electricity power transmission both safely and economically which will eventually saves Oman energy.”
Oman Electricity transmission Company’s job is to operate, maintain, reinforce and develop the assets of transmission network in the Sultanate and manage control of production and demand on electricity and the in the main network as well as providing safe and clean electricity which contributes to the production and provides and transmits electricity to all parts of the Sultanate.