Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded two contracts cumulatively valued at USD66.7 million for the establishment of new control centres. ..
The first contract has been awarded to a consortium consisting of Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Hassan Allam Construction, valued at USD54.5 million for building the new National Energy Control Center in the New Administrative Capital. The power grid control centre will be equipped with advanced software and equipment to monitor, manage and control extra-high voltage (220 kV and 500 kV) transmission networks and power generation stations across Egypt. The scope of the contract also includes construction of a building in the New Administrative Capital to host the control centre, including electro-mechanical works and all auxiliary services. The project is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022. The second contract has been awarded to Egytech Cables (a subsidiary of Egyptian Elsewedy Electric) for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a new regional control centre for the transmission network for Delta Zone Control Centre (DRCC), valued at USD12.2 million. The contract will be implemented over an 18-month period.