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Iraq awards $60m substation deal to CG

Avantha Group subsidiary to install four high-voltage substations

Photo for illustrative purposes
Photo for illustrative purposes

A subisidiary of India's Avantha Group has been awarded a $60m contract by Iraq's Ministry of Electricity to build an install four new high-voltage substations.

The company, CG, will design, manufacture, deliver and install the four substations as part of an upgrade to improve the performance of an existing 132kv electricity transmission grid.

The project is expected to complete by August next year.

CG's CEO Laurent Demortier said: “We thank the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq for renewing their trust in CG, which has supported Iraq for the last 25 years and helped build its electrical infrastructure.

He said: "CG has supplied high quality, reliable T&D products and has a successful track record of building similar substations in the Middle East region. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with the Ministry in Iraq as a long-standing partner.” 



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