Feasibility study and technical assistance during tender process and engineering phase for the reinforcement of the Jordanian power transmission corridor
In order to increase the amount of renewable energy sources in the energy mix and to be able to transmit power generated in central-southern Jordan to the main load centre in the Amman area, NEPCO planned to reinforce the country’s transmission network by building a new 400/132 kV substation in Ma’an in-out connected to the existing 400 kV Aqaba-Qatrana transmission line, a new 400 kV Ma’an-Qatrana transmission line and new reinforcements on the local 132 kV transmission grid.
The study, financed by the European Investment Bank, assessed the technical and economic feasibility of the project. After the feasibility study was completed, the client asked CESI to provided technical assistance during the tender and engineering phase.
The project’s main requirements were: