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Pact signed to manufacture first-of-its-kind power transformer in Oman

Muscat: An agreement has been signed between Voltamp Transformers Company and Bahwan Engineering Company to manufacture and supply a 500 MVA, 400kV transformer for Oman Electricity Transmission Company’s network.

The agreement was signed by Eng. Ali bin Said Al Hadabi, Vice Chairman of Voltamp Power and Ajay Jhavar, adviser to Vice Chairman and Business Units Head - projects and Products at Bahwan Engineering Company.

The manufacturing of this category of transformers is considered first-of-its-kind in the Sultanate and the region, while the signed deal comes within the framework of the contributions made by the Oman Electricity Transmission Company in strengthening the fundamentals of infrastructure and supporting the energy industry sector in the Sultanate.

Commenting on this deal, Eng. Abdullah Bin Said Al Badri, CEO of Voltamp Energy, said, “We are extremely delighted by signing this agreement today with Bahwan Engineering Company and we are proud to also inform that Voltamp Power has successfully manufactured and tested its High Voltage Transformers of 500 MVA / 220 kV rating during this year and again this is first of its kind in the region, this will be installed for Oman Electricity Transmission Company's network.”

“Voltamp Power is a leading manufacturer of high voltage power transformers in Oman, which is well known for its accredited high quality and reliability and on-time delivery," Al -Badri added.

DN Kachare, Division Head - Electrical Projects of Bahwan added, “Voltamp Sohar facility is meeting the global standards of manufacturing and BEC is confident that this first 400kv class unit will be manufactured and delivered on time to the fullest satisfaction of end client M/s OETC who have always promoted and supported Omani products.”

Voltamp Power's transformers facility in Sohar – Oman is one of the world-class manufacturing facilities of its kind in the region.

The facility is fully equipped to manufacture a complete range of high voltage and extra-high voltage power transformers up to 500 MVA and 400 kV class, while the group manufactures an extensive range of power and distribution transformers, low voltage & medium voltage switchgear and packaged sub-stations using state-of-the-art technology at their manufacturing facilities in Sohar and Rusayl.