Sharjah Electricity completes strategic high pressure pipeline project at a cost of 180 million dirham

Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority has completed a project to extend a strategic high-pressure pipeline with 220 kV ground cables to transport Wasit power plant and 14 km Al Layyah power plant, at a cost of more than 180 million dirhams, as part of the authority’s efforts to develop transmission and distribution networks in all regions in the Emirate of Sharjah, achieve stability and stability for the power grid and improve the efficiency of the grid.

This strategic line will transfer power from the new 1,026 megawatt gas turbines at the Layyah plant via the new 220/132 kV Layyah plant to the 220 kV Wasit plant and then to the rest of the 220 kV plant. network stations around the city of Sharjah This line is the final link to complete the 220 kV high voltage network connecting the 220 kV electricity transmission stations around the city of Sharjah, starting at the Al-Layyah power station and ending with the Hamriyah power station.

The strategic line consists of two electrical circuits of 220 kV cables to ensure continuity of power transmission in the event that one of the two circuits fails or goes out of service.

The Director of the Energy Transmission Department, Engineer Hamad Al Tunaiji, confirmed that the energy transmission development projects in Sharjah are carried out according to a comprehensive study of networks in all regions and according to the vision and guidelines of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and with the support and follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi the Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, by working on an advanced infrastructure that meets the growing need for energy and that provides an energy supply at the highest level of availability, reliability and efficiency.

He pointed out that the strategic energy transmission line, which was implemented with ground cables to connect the Al-Layya station with the Wasit station, is one of the vital and necessary projects that contribute to increasing the capacity and efficiency of energy transmission networks. and the stability of networks Contribute to achieve stability and stability of electrical networks, provide electricity services in all regions and new development projects.

He explained that the technical teams of the Ministry of Energy Transmission follow up the implementation of projects according to the best technical specifications and that they follow up periodic and emergency maintenance for 24 hours to provide the best services to the residents of the Emirate of Sharjah. .. Noting that the Authority continues to implement development projects that support infrastructure in a way that contributes to sustainable development The quality and level of the services it provides to citizens and residents and the periodic maintenance of electricity transmission stations to improve their capacity to generate electricity and to ensure that all cities and regions in the emirate are supplied with the necessary electrical power 24 hours a day.

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