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Siemens completes establishment of Toshka electrical substation's extension
This paves way for Egypt-Sudan electric interconnection project
Published in Daily News Egypt on 19 - 02 - 2019

Siemens has completed building and connecting the extension of Toshka electrical substation, southern Egypt, after three months of work, Siemens revealed on Monday.
The new extension paves the way for the implementation of the Egypt-Sudan electric interconnection project. The new 220 kv air-insulated substation (AIS) will dispatch around 400MW of electricity to secure reliable power transmission coupled with minimal losses of transferred power, added the statement.
The substation, which is located near the Egyptian-Sudanese boarder, about 1,300 km away from Cairo, will play a strategic role in the upcoming Egypt-Sudan electric interconnection project, the statement noted, adding that the project links the national grids of both countries, from Toshka city in Egypt to Dongola in Sudan, via a 170-kilometre transmission line.
The substation's extension is expected to connect 400MW, the statement mentioned, adding, "With a difference in peak demand times during the day for each country, the interconnection project will help foster energy exchange, therefore boosting electricity supply and economic growth in both Egypt and Sudan."
"The new project comes in line with Egypt's national plan to share power with neighbouring countries as well as drive more dynamic African cooperation in different areas, including energy," said Sabah Meshaly, chairperson of the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company.
The extension of Toshka substation marks the first phase of this landmark project, which will expand access and lower the cost of electricity supply to homes and business in Sudan and promote sustainable development, she added.
Under the agreement, Siemens was responsible for project management, engineering, designing, manufacturing, and delivering of core components for the extension of the substation, along with providing site management, testing, and commissioning on a turnkey basis.
"Egypt-Sudan interconnection project is definitely a unique opportunity to unlock Africa's vast energy potential," said Farag El-Saadany, senior executive vice-president of Siemens in Egypt.
"For our team, this agreement not only represents our continued collaboration on outstanding projects like these but also our ongoing efforts to adapt to an evolving energy landscape and implement key regional infrastructure projects that support reliable, stable and efficient energy transmission."

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