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Developers issued 230kV Substation Jafurah Cogeneration Independent Steam and Power Plant

The developers of Saudi Aramco’s Jafurah cogeneration independent steam and power plant (ISPP) project, which is underbidding stage issued the RFP for 230kV Substation.

The project located is in the Jafurah Gas Plant Area, Approx 260 kilometers south of Dammam, the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.

The cogeneration plant will have a power capacity of 270MW-320MW and a low-pressure steam demand of 77-166 thousand pounds an hour (klb/hr) and high-pressure (HP) steam demand of 29-126 klb/hour by 2023.

Project Detailed:

The new substation will feed the power provide to the ISPP. The Project Scope of Work involves the construction of a new indoor 230kV Gas Insulated Substation,

The substation shall be equipped with IEC 61850 standards-based technically and economically optimized (SAS) Substation Automation System and will be remotely controlled from the Saudi Electricity Company’s Power Control Center (PCC) through SCADA and Communication.

The Substation consist of following important equipment:

  • 230kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS)
  • Station Service Transformers
  • HV/MV Power Cables and Terminations
  • AC/DC Auxiliary Power Supply
  • Surge Arresters
  • Control/Protection System
  • Substation Automation System (SAS)
  • Communication System
  • Fire Detection/Alarm and Safety and Fire Protection System
  • Civil/Structural works and Mechanical works

The 230kV overhead transmission line (OHTL) portion of the project has been tendered separately by the Saudi Electricity Company. (read also)

At present the bid submission date is 26 July 2020.


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