Siemens Power Transmission and Distribution (PTD) is building a turnkey gas-insulated 245 kV high-voltage substation in southern
A further unit is currently under construction on the El Kureimat site and is scheduled to go on line in July 2006. The order was placed by the Giza-based Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company (UEEPC) and is worth €10 million.
Siemens said in a statement that the creation of 750 MW of additional capacity at the El Kureimat power plant was necessary in order to meet
Siemens’ scope of delivery includes a gas-insulated high-voltage substation with fifteen 245 kV level bays. Siemens is also supplying the control room, along with substation control and protection equipment consisting of local controls, a conventional control console and electronic protection and monitoring systems.
One gas-insulated substation with 20 245 kV level bays has been in operation in Cairo since mid-2004, providing the link between the 1500 MW combined-cycle power plant Cairo North and the national grid.