ABB was awarded the GEM project by the Orascom Construction/BESIX joint venture to furnish the complete electrical package including an Extended Automation System 800xA
to manage the power, transformers, medium-voltage switchgear, ring-main units, low-voltage panels, a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, and retractable supply post panels, installed for the first time in Egypt.
ABB heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) drives
will also be installed in pump and fan applicators including commissioning and start up.
“We are very proud that ABB has been given the opportunity to supply power and automation technology and expertise to one of the most prestigious tourist attractions in Egypt,” says Naji Jreijiri, manager for ABB in Egypt and Central Africa.