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Lowest bid of $66.6 million Submited by Hyundai Electric for Faisaliah Solar PV 380/110kV Substation

Saudi Electricity Company announces the bid results for “Construction of New Faisaliah (FAIS) Solar PV 380/110kV BSP Substation”

The Substation is made to interconnect the proposed Renewal Energy Power Plant at Shouiba area.

The project site is located in Shouiba, approx 80 km south of the city of Jeddah, in Makkah Province.

The Planned Capacity of the total Solar Power Plant is 2600MW. As part of Phase-1, RFP for 600MW is already issued by REPDO.

A total of thirteen (13) bidders has submitted the proposals. South Korean based construction company, Hyundai Engineering & Construction has submitted the lowest bid price of SAR 249,984,000.

Project Description:

The BSP is made to interconnect the proposed Renewal Energy (Solar) at the Shoaibah area in the western region, with a capacity of 600MW will be injected to the Saudi Electricity Company’s transmission system as phase-1. The Project Scope of Work associated two Portions:

Portion 1:

Portion 1 of the Project associated the construction of a new indoor 380/110 kV Gas Insulated Substation, named as FAIS PV 380/110 kV BSP. It comprises protection, control, communication, and SAS/SCADA systems.

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

The Substation consist of the following major equipment:

  • 380kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS)
  • 110kV GIS
  • 13.8kV Switchgear
  • 302/402/502MVA, 380/110/13.8kV power transformers
  • 2.5MVA, 13.8kV/400V-230V Station Service Transformers
  • 13.8kV Grounding Transformers
  • 380kV, 120MVAR Reactors
  • 13.8kV Ring Main Unit
  • 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
  • Security System of Class-1
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study

Portion 2:

Portion 2 of the Project involve the Design and construction of Four 380kV Cables Double circuits between the proposed FAIS PV 380kV BSP and transition area, Construction of Transition Area (near FAIS PV BSP), Tapping / Loop in and Out of 380KV OHTL (Shoaibah IWPP to Waha / SMR) to the proposed Transition Yard / Terminal Compound.

Project Summary:

The Contractor shall perform on a Lump-sum turnkey basis, the design, engineering, materials procurement, quality management, factory inspection/testing, transport and delivery to site, installation, construction, site inspection, testing and commissioning, all involve work and services until final handing over of new substation work in a satisfactorily working and operating condition.

The contractor needs to obtain the final acceptance of the works by 29 months from the contract signing date.


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