DUBAI, UAE: Dubai Investments Park, the wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and the region’s unique integrated, commercial, industrial, and residential community, has signed an $86 million contract with ABB Industries LLC 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 energized 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 LLC, covers supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the 132/11kv substation.
Omar 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 unique, self contained mixed-use industrial, commercial and residential development operated by Dubai Investments Park Development Company LLC.
Spread across an area of 2300 hectares, it is a city within a city offering world-class infrastructure and outstanding facilities and services.
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. It is also a thriving community, with over 12,000 residential units and 120,000 residents as well as a university, six schools, five operational hotels, a state of-the-art healthcare facility and various retail options.