We support our clients in their development projects of new lines and help them to strengthen the security and to improve the performance of their power systems. We offer innovative solutions, especially to integrate renewable energy on networks or automate electrical systems. EDF also has a large expertise to reduce technical and commercial losses (customer inventory, accounting and recovery of consumption, etc.)
Several studies and achievements that we have led allowed us to develop a strong expertise and excellent knowledge of the electrical infrastructure of the Middle East.
EDF led several master plans in the Middle East: master plan of the United Arab Emirates, master plan of the Kuwait, different master plans in Lebanon (275 kV, 220 kV, 150 kV).
The Group performed the study leading to the interconnection of the UAE in 400 kV and the study for the operation and the interconnection of Sultanate of Oman with the UAE.
LINES, CABLES, SUBSTATIONS
EDF oversaw the installation of five transformer stations 132/11kV in Dubai, the construction of the 400 kV substation of Barakkah nuclear power plant (Abu Dhabi) and the engineering of 15km of underground cables and a 400 kV in Mamzar Project (Dubai).
The Group drafted also the tenders documents for the construction of three 220 kV medium voltage urban substation in Lebanon.
POWER SYSTEM CONTROL TOWER
EDF performed the supervision of the new national dispatching system of Abu Dhabi and provided consultancy for the national and regional dispatching supervision in Yemen.
EDF also contributed to the integration of the Fujairah-2 (2000 MW) cogeneration plants into the Transco and ADWEC (Alstom Power) systems.
REDUCING LOW VOLTAGE LOSSES
EDF provides technical assistance including a diagnosis and the associated recommendations (technical doctrine evolution as well as reinforcement studies) to be undertaken in order to reduce Jepco’s technical losses.