Energizes Ras Abu Aboud 2 sub-station
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General Electricity and Water Corporation “KAHRAMAA” has opened and energized
Ras Abu Abboud 2 Super sub- station successfully, which will supply electricity
to Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, a venue of FIFA 2022 World Cup. With the
commissioning of the super sub- station, KAHRAMAA achieved all its electricity
projects pertaining to FIFA 2022 World Cup Stadiums.
Ras Abu Aboud 2 is the last facility from 5 major sub-stations
constructed and commissioned by KAHRAMAA to energize FIFA 2022 Stadiums.
station with the capacity of 66/11 KV was completed at a total cost of QR 93
million and it was constructed as part and parcel of the 12th phase
of Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Network. The project was awarded
in the 1st quarter of 2018.
The station will supply 80 MVA electricity from four transformers with a capacity of 40 MVA each equipped with 66/11 KV. The station is adjoined with Ras Abu Aboud Station through the cable of 66 KV with total length of 450 metre. It was developed by SIEMENS Global while cables connecting the sub-station with the feeder are produced by the Doha Cables, a Qatari company. In addition to it, the American company General Electric “GE” has carried out communication work and connected the station to the control systems at the National Control Center of KAHRAMAA which has assigned many businesses to local companies.
In cooperation with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy
(SC), KAHRAMAA pursued, followed and provided the highest standards of
reliability in its electricity networks in accordance with the International
standards, terms & conditions required for stadiums’ projects. KAHRAMAA has
added an enhanced protection system to optic fiber network of 11 KV switches as
well as to raise protection system for 11 KV feeders.
KAHRAMAA seeks to follow highest standards of safety and security in all
its activities and operations. Ras Abu Aboud 2 super sub-
station Project’s works were completed without lost time injuries or
incidents. It also maintained the highest standards of appropriate working and
living conditions for workers, which positively impacted their performance.
It is worth mentioning that KAHRAMAA has
energized and commissioned 5 sub- stations for World Cup Stadiums with a total
cost of QR 800 million. It has achieved 100% of all electricity projects of
FIFA 2022 at Mehairja sub- station which
was opened in May 2017 to feed Khalifa International Stadium, Al Wukair 1 sub-
station to feed Al Wakra Stadium that
was energized in February 2018, Al Shahaniyah 3 sub- station to feed Al Rayyan
Stadium that was opened in May 2018, Al Hedhan sub- station to feed Al Bait Stadium
which was energized in July 2018 including Ras Abu Aboud 2 sub- station.