DIP signs agreement with ABB to commission new 132/11kv substation

Posted on 8th April 2019

DIP signs agreement with ABB to commission new 132/11kv substation
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According to *ME Construction News report, Dubai Investments Park (DIP) has signed an agreement with ABB Industries that will see the commissioning for a new 132/11kv substation within the development. The substation from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will be the seventh across DIP 1 and 2 and is expected to be energised in July of this year.

The $86m contract was signed by DIP general manager Omar Al Mesmar and Dr Mostafa Al Guezeri, MD UAE, Gulf and Near East for ABB Industries. The contract covers the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the new substation.

“This new substation will help us meet the demands of businesses located in Dubai Investments Park. All sectors will be served from this substation and it will ensure the growth of logistics, residential, commercial and industrial sectors within DIP. The substation shows our commitment to the many businesses in a wide variety of sectors who choose to make Dubai Investments Park their home,” said Al Mesmar.

DIP is spread across 2300 hectares and is billed as a ‘unique, self-contained mixed-use industrial, commercial and residential development.

It is operated by Dubai Investments Park Development Company.

*News source: http://meconstructionnews.com/34295/dubai-investments-park-signs-86m-contract-with-abb-for-new-substation

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