TaihanCable to build 380 kV cable plant in Saudi Arabia

South Korean company Taihan Cable & Solution has announced that it will establish a joint venture (JV)in Saudi Arabia to produce ultra high voltage (UHV) cables.

This will be the company’s first UHV cable production outside of China. The company intends to grow its 380 kV UHV cable business from Saudi Arabia to the Gulf Cooperation Council area, which includes Qatar, Kuwait and Europe. For this, it has joined hands with the Saudi Arabian Mohammed Al-Ojaimi Group, an engineering, procurement and constructioncompany specialising in power transmission and distribution. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding in Dubai on March 9, 2022.