India's CG wins $14m contract for Saudi Arabia's Dumat Al Jandal

Formerly known as Crompton Greaves, Indian firm to design and build substation connecting wind park to national power grid

The Dumat Al Jandal farm is located in Saudi Arabia's Al Jouf.
The Dumat Al Jandal farm is located in Saudi Arabia's Al Jouf.

Bombay Stock Exchange-listed CG Power and Industrial Solutions — part of New Delhi-based Avantha Group Company — has won a $14m (SAR52.4m) contract to design and build a high-voltage substation that will connect Saudi Arabia’s national electricity transmission grid to the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm, which is being developed by a consortium of EDF Renewables and UAE’s Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar). 

In a stock market missive, CG Power and Industrial Solutions — formerly known as Crompton Greaves — said that the contract was awarded to its Mechelen-based division, CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems.

Last week, Denmark-based renewables company Vestas won an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to supply and install 99 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines at the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm.

Additionally, the contract included a 20-year active output management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement for the operation and maintenance of the wind park.

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