Middle East Economic Survey
GCCIA Awards Gulf Power Grid Contracts
The GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) on 17 November awarded ABB and Nexans two major contracts relating to the establishment of a Gulf electricity grid. ABB won a contract worth $220mn for elements of Phase 1, which will link Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait. For this, ABB will deliver six turnkey 400kV gas-insulated substations, including gas-insulated switchgear, circuit...