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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continued to upgrade the capacity of its infrastructure to keep pace with the growth of demand with a new substation being built in Al Barshaa.
Saudi Arabia will have to pump US$100 billion into the kingdom's power sector over the next 10 years to meet rising energy demands which are set to increase dramatically.
ABB has won an order worth about US$22mn to supply electrical equipment and power systems for the Az Zour South power plant upgrade project in Kuwait.
Siemens AG signed a contract worth US$136mn to build a 400KV electrical grid station in Abu Dhabi.
ABB won a second order from Saudi Arabia's Najran University in a deal worth US$40mn.