Energizes Ras Abu Aboud 2 sub-station
Qatar 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.
The sub- 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.
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