Monday, 22 Jul 2019 | 19 Dhul Qidah 1440
OETC opens its new premises in Dhofar

OETC opens its new premises in Dhofar

This developing is an annexe to the company’s departments in the governorate. It consists of administrative offices and service units, as nicely as the handle centre for the distribution of loads, the safety centre of the principal switching stations, the principal server area, the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) method and the coaching centre. Designed to be 1 of Salalah’s landmark buildings, it is fitted with glass facades with special aluminium frames blending modern day architecture.

Eng Ali bin Saeed al Hadabi, chief executive officer of Oman Electricity Transmission Company, stated, “It was necessary to invest in this project due to increase in consumption in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Electricity demand in the Dhofar governorate this summer has surged by ten per cent compared to the previous year.”

He added that the project expense a lot more than RO2mn in addition to about RO1mn to modernise the handle devices and communications of the regional handle centre and station safety centre.

Projects below way

Hadabi stated that projects at present below way in Dhofar, anticipated to be completed in the final quarter of this year, are connected to the Dhofar wind energy station in Fadkhit with the 132kV hyperlink line among the Dhofar electrical energy network and the Petroleum Development Oman network (Thumrait-Harweel).

“We lately issued tender to a nearby contractor for the building of the 132/33kV Mirbat transformer station and the building of the 132kV transmission line. We will problem a tender to enhance the capacity of the transformer station (132/33kV) to cover the Ashur to Mirbat route (32km)

“We are preparing a tender for linking the Sayh al Khairat plant with the Dhofar network (86km) through the construction of a new 132/33kV transformer station.”

He stated that OETC has initiated consultancy perform for the building of a 400kV network to connect the principal network from the 400kV Azkai station to the Duqm Economic Zone. “The overall cost of linking the area of Duqm network is estimated at RO122mn.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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