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Transco and Siemens in substation deal

Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch (Transco) has placed an order with Siemens Energy to supply transformer substations and switchgear for the UAE power distribution network expansion project. The US$184mn order includes the turnkey supply of three 132/11 kV transformer substations and two 132/22 kV substations.

The substations ? which will supply power to the CO2-free Masdar City and Abu Dhabi?s new airport, for example ? are scheduled for completion by 2013.