Dubai Investments Park (DIP) has signed an $23m (AED86m) contract with ABB Industries to commission a new 132/11kv DEWA substation at DIP.
The 132/11kv DEWA substation is the seventh operational substation in total across DIP 1 and 2. Located in the heart of DIP 1, it will be energised in July 2019. The contract, signed by DIP general manager Omar Al Mesmar and Dr Mostafa Al Guezeri, MD UAE, Gulf and Near East for ABB Industries, covers supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the 132/11kv substation.
Al Mesmar said: “This new substation will help us to meet the demands of the businesses located in Dubai Investments Park. All sectors will be served from this substation and it will ensure the growth of logistics, residential, commercial and industrial sectors within DIP. The substation shows our commitment to the many businesses in a wide variety of sectors who choose to make Dubai Investments Park their home.”
ABB Industries is an approved DEWA contractor and specialist in the field of 132 kv substation projects worldwide. Dubai Investments Park is a self-contained mixed-use industrial, commercial and residential development operated by Dubai Investments Park Development Company.
As a business destination it offers industrial facilities for small, medium, and large-sized enterprises, a wide array of warehousing, a large space for staff accommodation, plus over 20 million sq. ft of office space and showrooms.