Tanweer projects in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZD)
Rural Areas Electricity Company “Tanweer”, member of Nama group is making significant efforts to develop and upgrade the electrical network infrastructure in the Special Economic Zone at Al Duqm for a total cost of OMR 22.6 million. The projects included transformer stations, electrical networks in the areas for heavy and light industries, fish industries and exhibition areas. Tanweer is also upgrading the power station in South Duqm and Duqm North Switching Substation (1). In addition, it is currently supervising the construction of HV distribution Network with total route length of 67 Km spread across SEZAD planned areas. These Projects contribute significantly in the development of Duqm’s Electrical Infrastructure to meet the current and future Electricity demand at Al Duqm.
It is worth mentioning, that Tanweer has recently completed the construction of the Primary Substation for Duqm Port industrial lands, Duqm North Switching Station No.(2) and is currently in the final commissioning tests stage to complete the Primary substation in the light and medium industries area, which will feed (Karwa) and the Chinese city area.
Tanweer regional office at the Special Economic Zone is constructing Extension Projects to planned areas with Total Cost of 1 Million OMR which will definitely contribute on business development at Al Duqm.
Couple of years ago, Tanweer constructed the phase (1) Electricity Infrastructure development at SEZD Master Plan by constructing Port (1) Substation feeding Dry Dock and related activities, constructing Port (2) Substation feeding Port of Duqm (Government and Commercial Quay) and surrounding areas, constructing Town (1) and (2) substations feeding Commercial and Residential areas, constructing Duqm south Substation feeding Government, Security and Surrounding areas. In addition, constructing Airport Substation feeding Duqm Airport and the surrounding areas. Constructing Duqm Beach Substation feeding Tourism Zone, Labour complex (renaissance) and surrounding areas. Remarkably, the total length of existing Duqm HV Distribution Network reached to more than 1000 Km.
Among the projects undertaken by Tanweer in the Duqm Special Economic Zone are as bellow:
Port of Duqm (PDC) Primary Substation (IND-1) for Duqm Industrial Land (DILC):
Tanweer successfully commissioned the project for Construction of 2 x 20 MVA Primary Substation to feed power supply to Port of Duqm industrial lands, this project will contribute to the ongoing development at special economic zone at Al Duqm as well as feeding power supply to the investors on the entire port industrial zone. The project consists of 33kV GIS, 2 x 20 MVA Transformer, 11kV AIS and associated primary substation equipment’s.
Project Duqum North Switching Station No. 2:
Tanweer successfully commissioned the project for Construction of a new Switching station (DNSS-2) to feed the new Industrial distribution network. This project will contribute to the ongoing development at special economic zone at Al Duqm as well as feeding power supply to PDC Industrial Land (IND-1), Medium Industrial area – Karwa & Wangfang (IND-2), Heavy Industrial area (IND-3), Light Industrial and & Showroom area (IND-4). This project consists, set of 33kV GIS, Control & Relay Panel with associated switching station equipment’s.
Project Karwa & Wangfang Primary Substation (IND-2) Tanweer has completed the construction work, and is under pre-commissioning, the project for Construction of 3 x 20 MVA Primary Substation to feed power supply to Medium Industrial area, this project will contribute to the ongoing development at special economic zone at Al Duqm as well as feeding power supply to the investors such as Karwa Bus Manufacturing, Wangfang Chinese city. The project consists of 33kV GIS, 3 x 20 MVA Transformer, 11kV AIS and associated primary substation equipment’s and for the time in this project Tanweer has used the Concrete poles to Construct the 33kV OHL