Dubai’s Ducab secures major turnkey grid project in Iraq

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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Officials from Ducab and GE during the signing ceremony.

UAE’s largest industrial manufacturing business & solution provider Ducab Group has been awarded to supply overhead conductors for a 288 km OHL (Over Head Line) project as part of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business electrification project in Iraq.

The project is part of Iraq’s larger energy transition strategy, which aims to transform the country into a regional energy hub by implementing smart and long-term grid infrastructure.

According to the statement, Ducab participated in the GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business tender for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of 400kV overhead transmission line interconnecting the Jordan and Qaim area in Iraq.

“This is being done in connection with a re-enforcement program for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), and the supply of substations and transmission lines (132kV/400kV) turnkey projects,” the company said.

Mohammad A Almutawa
Mohammad A Almutawa
CEO – Ducab Group

“Our products and services have a direct impact on communities, industries, and nations. By supplying energy solutions to the Iraq power project, we can help ensure a reliable power supply to Iraq and aim to support the country in achieving its socio-economic objectives. Being picked for this strategic project further demonstrates the exemplary quality of Ducab products in the global marketplace. We are confident this will build on a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the Iraqi energy sector.”

Mr. Johan Bindele, senior executive director of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions said, “Ducab Group’s extensive experience in manufacturing high-quality cable solutions, and deep understanding of the Middle East energy landscape, were instrumental in enabling the transmission infrastructures in Iraq.”

“The association with Ducab for this strategic project is further promoting Ducab’s products and the strength of the “Make it in the Emirates” brand. GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions looks forward to partner with Ducab for this project and deliver on its mission. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition,” Mr. Bindele further added.

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