Construction & Real Estate

CG Power unit wins Saudi windfarm contract

CG Power & Industrial Solutions said its subsidiary, CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division, has secured a contract to design and build high voltage substations for a 400 MW wind farm in Saudi Arabia.

The Dumat Al Jandal project, being set up at a cost of €12.5 million ($14 million), will be Saudi Arabia's first large-scale onshore wind farm and the largest so far in the Middle East, said the company in a statement.

It is being developed by a consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar that will supply power to the Saudi Power Procurement Company, a subsidiary of the Saudi Electricity Company.

The 400-MW-rated wind farm is located 560 miles from north of Riyadh, in the Al Jouf region of North-western Saudi Arabia.

CG Power and Industrial Solutions, an Avantha Group company, is a prominent global player in the management and application of electrical energy.

It provides end-to-end solutions that fulfil all electrical needs of its customers. Its portfolio of products includes electrical products, systems and services for utilities, power generation and industries.-TradeArabia News Service