GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Technology

 
  Share
  • Project will help improve grid stability and availability
  • Shunt reactors improve power quality and reduce transmission costs
  • Siemens is responsible for generating over 50% of Oman's electricity
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2017: Larsen and Toubro in Oman, one of the leading global technology, engineering, construction and manufacturing companies, has selected Siemens to supply four Shunt Reactors to the Oman Electricity Transmission Company. The reactors will be installed at 400kV substations in Izki and Ibri to improve grid stability across the transmission lines between these cities.
Oman faces rising demand for electricity, driven by population growth and increased industrial activity led by the oil, gas and petrochemicals sector. The Oman Electricity Transmission Company (SAOC) has an ambitious plan to strengthen the main electricity transmission lines across the Sultanate to facilitate greater linkage between the country's energy networks.
Shunt reactors are vital components of an efficient-long distance high-voltage power transmission system. They are used as protection from voltage surges on long transmission lines between power plants and consumption areas. Siemens shunt reactors, featuring high efficiency and low life-cycle costs, can increase the energy efficiency of power transmission by improving power quality and reducing transmission costs.
As part of the agreement, the four 400kV, 100MVAr Oil Filled Shunt Reactors that will be delivered to site, will include the manufacturing, design, engineering, testing and training services. Manufactured at Siemens transformer factory in Weiz, Austria, the reactors are scheduled for delivery in 2018.
Wolfgang Braun, Senior Executive Vice President of Siemens Energy Management in the Middle East, added: “We are delighted to provide our latest grid technologies to help meet Oman's growing energy needs by strengthening the Sultanate's transmission infrastructure and improving power availability. Siemens' advanced shunt reactors technology will help even out voltage and load variations to deliver reliable, uninterrupted and stable supply of electricity to homes and offices and other facilities in Oman.”
Siemens has been operating in Oman since 1972. Today, the company's technology is responsible for generating over 50 percent of Oman's electricity capacity. The company has also supplied a significant proportion of the country's power transmission and distribution equipment to improve grid resiliency and responsiveness.


Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3660 times
Posted on : Sunday, October 8, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Panasonic Defines New Frontiers of Technology at GITEX 2017
Next Story : Western Digital showcases its industry leading and latest storage innovations at GITEX Technology We...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Huawei unveils the long-awaited HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro
Level Shoes Hosts Christian Louboutin for “Dear India”
Glamazle.com introduces Super Matte ‘Glambry' lip tints for the perfect pout
ICONIC Youth Fashion Show Experience
Diamonds Are Everyone's Best Friend! VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show 2017...
SCTDA ‘My Destination' Program Kicked Off with SUC Students
Beauty Night Is Back at Sheraton Dubai Creek
The Rado True Shadow - Limited edition timepiece co-created with Japanese design...
The Lacoste 12.12 Kids Collection
PUMA X Photographer Gunner Stahl For Autumn/Winter 2017
Reinventing Raymond Weil's Emblematic Chronograph - The Refined Swiss Watchmakin...
MICHAEL Michael Kors: Fall 2017 Sadie Large Leather Satchel
Dubai Chamber concludes high-level trade mission to Malta
GUESS Launches Stunning Array of Collections for Fall17
Coffee at the touch of a button with ‘Quespresso'
Versace Fall/Winter 2017 Collection
Introducing FitFuse by COÉGA Sunwear
Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Director General, Dubai Health Authority Officially O...
Renault KOLEOS achieves five-star Euro NCAP rating
Regional Storytelling Takes Centre Stage at DIFF With Muhr Feature Category
More café re-opens its doors
Maserati Merchandise Products
‘brands4u', the biggest factory outlet opens in Reef Mall, Dubai
Glambox.me - Get Glam On The Go
Career of Egyptian Writer Wahid Hamed to Be Honoured With Arab Lifetime Achievem...
CNN's Marketplace Middle East uncovers the DIFC's central role in Dubai's econom...
Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership
RAYMOND WEIL'S Freelancer Ladies - The Ideal Ally for the Modern Active Woman
The Dubai Mall celebrates Diwali with a splash of colour
Seagal Shows Off the Stunning Jules Verne Instrument II from Louis Moinet.
Partnership between Roger Dubuis and Emirates Airline Foundation
Peugeot on the Podium at Rallye Du Maroc: Ready to Tackle Dakar 2018 After a Pro...
Celebrate festival of light at home with your loved ones
Kalimat Group Brings Arabic Literature to the Fore at Frankfurt Book Fair
Robinsons Launches the Hall of Fashion and Accessories
Trend Alert: Think Pink
Dari Home opens in The Dubai Mall
Johnson's Baby Cleans Up the Clutter for Millennial Mums at Exclusive Event
Jafza named best free zone in the world for large companies
F&B October Listings 2017 | Palace Downtown
40 schools joined the 4th Young Business Talent Hunt 2017
UAE Exchange Introduces Enhanced Lounge Experience to Deliver Premium Customer S...
Tissot, Official Timekeeper of the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018
First A330neo successfully completes maiden flight
World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 to shed light on how smart cities have be...
Ladies get ready to chill & learn all about Egg Freezing
World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 underlines key initiatives and strategies...
Gulftainer Wins Port and Terminal Operator Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards 2017
Sharjah Museums Authority and the Institut Français in the United Arab Emirates ...
Join Us if You Dare for a Halloween Scare at Tub of Butter