Siemens and BAM Nuttall awarded £200m transmission contract

A joint venture team comprising the Power Transmission Division of Siemens Transmission and Distribution and BAM Nuttall has been awarded one of three delivery Lots by Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SHE Transmission). The initial order value is up to £200m.

The five-year framework is part of major system reinforcement by SHE Transmission to accommodate further onshore wind, new offshore wind and emerging marine generation developments.

The award for Lot 3 – Moray and the West – includes five new substations. Siemens and BAM will be responsible for the entire scope including the design, manufacture, construction and commissioning of the new assets incorporating site access, platform construction, foundations and both GIS and AIS substations.