Oman's Mazoon Electricity builds nine substations worth $57m

Nama Group firm has built substations with a capacity of 352MVA, and upgraded some existing facilities, across Oman

Mazoon Electricity Co has built nine Omani substations.
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Mazoon Electricity Co has built nine Omani substations.

Oman’s Mazoon Electricity Company, a subsidiary of Nama Group, has invested $57m (OMR22m) in the construction of nine substations with a combined capacity of 352MVA, with the company also implementing upgrade work on other substations in the country.

The nine substations were built in Al Kasfa in Rustaq, Izki in the Dakhliyah governorate, Al Magsher in South Batinah, and Jalaan Bani Bu Hassan in South Sharqiyah, reported Muscat Daily.

Upgrade works were implemented in Al Bedaya, Suwaiq; Qalat al Awamer, Dakhliyah; Wadi Bani Ghafir, South Batinah; and Timsa, Nizwa.

According to the company, some of the substations were upgraded in Q2 2019 to meet growing power demand in Oman during the peak summer months. 

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