The Gulf Electrical Interconnection Authority signs an agreement with “Hitachi” to improve infrastructure


Riyadh – Mubasher: Hitachi ABB Power Grids obtained a 3-year contract from the Gulf Cooperation Council’s Interconnection Authority to improve the infrastructure by using innovative system models and to strengthen the connection between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

The company said in a statement, today, Sunday, that the authority has chosen ReICareIt is a new reliable service solution, becoming the first customer of the service.

The Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority was established in 2001 as a joint stock company owned by the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council..

A solution, said Chairman of Hitachi ABB Power Grids in Egypt and North Africa, Muhammad al-HusseiniRelCare It enhances safety levels because it reduces the number of visits required to the site, whether it is a substation for transmission or distribution of electricity, a substation for a renewable energy station, data centers, industries or a charging station for smart mobility.

According to the agreement, the Gulf Linking Authority will use a system ReICare To remotely monitor maintenance work for all its substations in the six Gulf countries. This solution will enable TRA to improve operational performance and enhance the reliability of its network system.

Al-Husseini added that reducing the number of visits to the site would enhance the productivity of the operator and reduce exposure to risks.

The CEO of the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority, Ahmed Al-Ibrahim, said that improving operational processes and maintaining assets is critical to the quality of the energy network in the Gulf region, and therefore this digital maintenance agreement with access to world-class experience will have very significant benefits.

And “Hitachi ABB Power Grids” works in the field of energy networks, and employs about 36 thousand people in 90 countries, and the company is headquartered in Switzerland.


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