An Independent Water & Power (IWP) bulk supply joint project from Rabigh Three Company, co-owner, and operator of Rabigh-3 IWP plant, was secured by GE’s Grid Solutions. The Rabigh-3 IWP is majority-owned by ACWA Power.

Meanwhile, the original agreement for the contract was signed between GE’s Grid Solutions and Shandong Tiejun Electric Power Engineering Co with project ownership under Rabigh Three Company.

GE’s Grid Solutions completed the design, civil works, equipment supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of the 380/110 kV substation despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The plant can deliver 600,000m3 of drinking water daily to Makkah and Jeddah. The on-schedule commissioning of the plant was because it was energised within the timeframe.