Hengtong, one of China’s largest cable manufacturers, reports that it has been awarded a contract to supply for the Koh Tao 33 kV Submarine Cable Project in Thailand.
Per the announcement, the order from Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) represents one of the largest submarine cable projects in Thailand. A prior report posted at thailand-construction.com said that the project includes a stretch from Koh Phangan to Koh Tao, a distance of 45 circuit km, and that the power supply system will have a distance of 21 km with two automatic voltage regulators.
The project will provide a continuous reliable and clean power supply to Koh Tao, significantly benefiting its residents, enhancing local tourism and the economy. “It is another breakthrough in the market of South East Asia. We are committed to have a long-term cooperation with local partners and clients,” said Joe Sheng, vice president of Hengtong in the APEC region.
In other news, Hengtong reports that it has delivered 275 km of high-voltage cable for the 900 MW Dubai PV project phase B. The project is the largest PV Power Plant Project under construction in Dubai, using advanced solar power generation technology.
Located in Dubai Maktoum Solar Park and divided into phases A, B and C, the project officially started in July 2020 with a targeted installed capacity of 1,050 MW in total. Once completed, it will become the most advanced demonstration of solar power generation in the UAE, supplying 2.268 billion kWh electricity to 270,000 buildings annually, reducing carbon emissions by 1.1 million tons per year.