Video: Successful commissioning of the 132/11 kV substations Green Hills and Rabwah in Emirates of Dubai, UAE

September 14, 2020

Linxon has successfully commissioned two similar 132/11 kV substations named Rabwah and Green Hills,  forming part of the Dubai Hills estate development at Mohammed Bin Rashid city in the Emirates of Dubai, UAE.

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The Rabwah site ready to supply power to the Dubai Hills Estate 

The Rabwah & Green Hills substations are securing 100% of power required for the new Dubai Hills Estate development.

The two stations will be connected to Dubai main 132 KV network to secure a non-interrupted power feed to the new development, The new development comprise a mega mall, massive high rise buildings, various sizes villas, business area, golf court and is ready for a future expansion.

The turnkey supply from Linxon consists of design, supply, construction, installation, testing and commissioning.

The two stations will rely on a 132-kilovolt (kV) GIS (gas insulated switchgear) substation to transfer power from Dubai 132 KV network to the Dubai Hills Estate development consisting of 7×132 KV GIS bays (08 bays for Rabwah), 3×50 MVA power transformers, 1×10 MVAR shunt reactor (only for Grenhils), 3×11/0.4 KV Earthing/auxiliary transformers, 06×11 KV capacitor banks, 74×11 KV AIS switchgear, Protection & Control system.

The project also includes 5 remote ends modification, CCTV system, digital access, digital control and telecommunications systems.

“We are very happy to support Emaar and DEWA on this project, and provide to them a timely delivery and project management expertise”, said Frédéric Tréfois, CEO of Linxon.

The main client is EMAAR Group – The main developer in the United Arab Emirates, and the end user is DEWA (Dubai Water & electricity Authority), Technical consultant is M/s EPE Energoprojects & Financial consultant is M/s Ellisdon/Omnium.


Green Hills, the second of the two stations securing power in the grid of Dubai