Siemens wins $38m Qatar Steel substation contract

Siemens has signed a complete turnkey solution contract with Qatar Steel to build a high-voltage substation, it has announced in a media statement. The contract is valued at $38m (QR138m).

The 220/66/33kV substation will feature advanced technology and replace an existing facility within 14 months, ensuring more efficient and reliable power supply to Qatar Steel’s complex at Mesaieed Industrial City.

“This project is further testament to the long and successful history of Siemens supplying power transmission solutions in Qatar,” said Wolfgang Braun, head of power transmission at Siemens Middle East.

“We are delighted to have been awarded this turnkey substation project with Qatar Steel, and look forward to further cooperation with the company.”

Under the contract, Siemens will supply Qatar Steel with 220/66/33kV transformers and cables, 66kVgas insulated switchgear (GIS), 33kV switchgear, protection system, substation control and monitoring system (SCMS), telecom systems, civil engineering and the substation building.