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Siemens signs substation deal with SEWA to boost power reliability, efficiency in Sharjah

Under the terms of the contract, Siemens is responsible for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and handing over of three 132kV/33kV/11kV substations to the areas of Abu Shagara, Al Khan and Muweleah in Sharjah. This scope of supply includes substations, transformers and capacitor banks. The project is scheduled for completion in 16 months.
“This latest contract award from SEWA is testament to the confidence placed in Siemens as a trusted supplier of proven infrastructure solutions,” said Wolfgang Braun, Head of Power Transmission, Siemens Middle East. “Sharjah’s population is growing, which is leading to greater demand for power, and Siemens is proud to be a partner of choice in helping the emirate meet its electricity needs in an efficient and timely manner.”
Siemens has been a long-standing partner of SEWA in Power Transmission and Distribution Projects as well as Power Generation for decades.
The Siemens Energy Sector is the world’s leading supplier of a broad spectrum of products, services and solutions for power generation in thermal power plants and using renewables, power transmission in grids and for the extraction, processing and transport of oil and gas. In fiscal 2012 (ended September 30), the Energy Sector had revenues of EUR27.5 billion and received new orders totaling approximately EUR26.9 billion and posted a profit of EUR2.2 billion. On September 30, 2012, the Energy Sector had a work force of almost 86,000. Further information is available at:

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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare as well as providing infrastructure solutions, primarily for cities and metropolitan areas. For over 165 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is the world's largest provider of environmental technologies. Around 40 percent of its total revenue stems from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2012, which ended on September 30, 2012, revenue from continuing operations totaled €78.3 billion and income from continuing operations €5.2 billion. At the end of September 2012, Siemens had around 370,000 employees worldwide on the basis of continuing operations. Further information is available on the Internet at:


Ms. Heba Abd El-Hamid

Siemens AG