Egypt awarded the XD-EGEMAC Alliance a tender to establish a transformed station in North Hurghada. The company is an alliance of EGEMAC, ABB, four Chinese companies, and an Indian company and it was competing with 10 other companies in the North Hurgada tender, reported Daily News Egypt.

XD-EGEMAC’s CEO, Medhat Ramadan, stated that the alliance will build the transformer station in 12 months with total investments at $18m in order for the station to be able to add to the electricity network in the Red Sea area and to provide electricity to Hurghada. The funds required for the establishment of the project is provided by the World Bank.

Ramadan added that XD-EGEMAC was awarded another tender to construct a transformer station in Bani Mazar with total investments EGP 47m.

XD-EGEMAC is further building two transformer stations in North Qena and Aswan with total capacity of 66/11 KV. The two stations are costing EGP 80m and their costs are funded by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC).

The company is also intending to establish 220/66/11 kVA station in Fayoum, install its equipment of 220/66 in capacity and supply and its civil works.