Eaton wins contract to provide power distribution solutions for Kuwait University facility

frank eatonEaton has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide complete power distribution solutions for the Administration Facility at Kuwait University’s Sabah Al-Salem University City in Kuwait

The Administration Facilities at Kuwait University will serve as the main gateway to the new campus. The seven buildings, including cultural & convocation hall, conference centre, university library, visitor centre and a grand mosque will house the chief administrative and ceremonial functions of the campus, serving the needs of a student population of 40,000, faculty, administrators and visitors.

Working alongside key partner Sahara Combined General Trading & Contracting Co, Eaton was awarded the contract through China State Construction Company-Middle East and Al Ghanim International Company. Eaton will be providing complete xEnergy LV Systems, Power Distribution Components and Industrial Control solutions for the prestigious Administration facility.

“This is a great opportunity for us to showcase once again Eaton’s capabilities on a regional and international scale in executing large and complex projects such as the impressive Administration Facility at the University City,” said Frank Ackland, general manager, Eaton Middle East.

“Kuwait is one of our key markets where we have had a great legacy for over two decades and supplied solutions across many infrastructures in the country.”

The Sabah Al Salem University City is being master planned as one of the largest campuses in the world with world class educational facilities equipped with most advanced teaching and learning resources.

“Low-voltage power distribution systems are fundamental for such an expansive development and will improve reliability, increase efficiency and enhance safety while our low-voltage electrical equipment will distribute, monitor and manage power throughout the vast development. This contract further solidifies Eaton’s position as a provider of world-class products to major complexes in Kuwait and across the region,” added Ackland.

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