Siemens Energy has received a contract of about EUR26m from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to construct a turnkey 132kV/33 kV high voltage substation in Mushrif, Dubai in the UAE.

The company will provide a 32kV gas insulated switchgear, the 8DN8 Enhanced, a 132/33kV 75 MVA power transformer, four 40 MVAr shunt reactors, complete balance of plant equipment, civil design and construction works for the substation project.

The substation is expected to replace existing Dewa infrastructure and provide electricity to strategic customers including the Dubai Royal Air Wing terminal and major shopping malls in the area, reports

The project is expected to be completed in 18 months.