Hitachi wins contract for NEOM power transmission system


Hitachi Energy, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has secured a major contract from Enowa and the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to design, develop and commission one of the world's first 3 GW, 525 kilovolt (kV) HVDC Light transmission systems in Saudi futuristic city NEOM.   The ground-breaking deal inked with Enowa, the energy and water company of NEOM, and SEC will see Hitachi Energy design and develop the first phase of the visionary NEOM region transmission system, together with its consortium partner Saudi Services for Electro Mechanical Works (SSEM).

Hitachi Energy's project scope includes the design, engineering, procurement of HVDC technology and commissioning of the HVDC Light converter stations. 
 
SSEM, a leading Saudi engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company specialised in power projects, will design and supply the AC equipment and handle the construction and installation. The converter stations will convert power from AC to DC and back to AC for integration into the receiving grid.
 

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