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QR138 mn Al Hidan power station starts operation

QR138 mn Al Hidan power station starts operation


QNA
Doha
The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has started operating its Al Hidan power station that will provide electricity to Al Bayt Stadium.
With this, Kahramaa has completed four out of five stations that are planned to serve the projects of Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Kahramaa President Eng Essa Hilal al Kuwari said on Wednesday that the QR138 million power station comes in time of Qatar receiving the mantle of hosting the 2022 World Cup. The station is constructed using modern technology that ensures sustainable electricity in case of emergency, he added.
Kuwari confirmed the commitment to implementing all infrastructure as per schedule based on the directives of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, with the support of the wise government and as per the strategic plans to develop the electricity network.
He said the new station is part of the 11th phase of the Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Plan and one of the five main stations Kahramaa has specified for the 2022 World Cup.
The station will serve Al Bayt Stadium with a voltage of 132/11 kilo volts (kV), a capacity of 80 mega volt amp and will be fed through the South Al Khor station and Semesma with a cable holding voltage of 132 kV for a length of 20 km.
Kuwari said the power station has been developed according to the required standards set by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.
The requirements included a capacity of 80 mega volt amp to meet the required loads for running the stadium and other existing facilities such as training fields.

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