PROJECTS: Elsewedy Electric, ABB and ABB Hitachi awarded $55mln contract in Egypt

Contract awarded by EETC to build Delta Regional Control Centre

  
Image used for illustrative purposes Construction worker is planning to build a power station.

Image used for illustrative purposes Construction worker is planning to build a power station.

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Egypt's Elsewedy Electric said on Monday that its subsidiary Elsewedy Electric for Trading and Distribution, ABB and Hitachi ABB have signed an 870-million Egyptian pound ($55 million) turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to build the Delta Regional Control Centre.
 
The company's share of the contract is 439 million pounds ($28 million), it said in a stock exchange statement.
 
The scope of work includes the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of SCADA/EMS, 48 VDC system, RTU, communication and control centre construction works.
 
The statement said the contract would be implemented over a 24-month period.
(1 US Dollar = 15.71 Egyptian Pounds)
 
(Writing by Marwa Abo Almajd; Editing by Anoop Menon)
 
 
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