MEW - Supply & Installation of 400kV OHL (Khairan - Wafra Z - Sulaibiya Z)

General Information
Owner Ministry of Electricity, Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governorate, Kuwait
Status --
Sector Power, Transmission, Cable, Overhead Line
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $110m
Award Date January 2023
Completion Date December 2024
Last Updated On November 2022
ProjectId (Old, New) 363174, 363174


The Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water (MoEW) is undertaking the supply and installation of 400kV Overhead Lines (OHL) from Khairan - Wafra Z - Sulaibiya Z in Kuwait.

Tender no: MEW/61/2020/2021

The US$110 million project includes the following:

1. Laying of 400kV voltage Overhead Lines (OHL)

2. Laying of pilot cables

3. Installation of conductors

4. Laying of armor wires

5. Installation of sheath voltage limiters

6. Installation of safety and protection system

7. Construction of other associated facilities

Second Section

14 November 2022

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has submitted the lowest bid of USD175.8 million for the project.

09 November 2022

The following companies have submitted the bids: National Contracting Company, Larsen & Toubro, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited, KEC International Limited, Sinohydro, Elsewedy, and Hydrotek Engineering Company. National Contracting Company has submitted the lowest bid for the project.

17 October 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline has been extended from October 18, 2022, to November 8, 2022.

27 September 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline has been extended from September 27, 2022, to October 18, 2022.

05 September 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline has been extended from September 6, 2022, to September 27, 2022.

22 August 2022

The following companies have been pre-qualified to bid for the project: National Contracting Company, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, IMCO, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited, Larsen & Toubro, KEC International Limited, and Transrail Lighting.

08 August 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline has been extended from August 7, 2022, to September 6, 2022.

04 July 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline has been extended from July 3, 2022, to August 7, 2022.

31 May 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline date has been further extended to July 3, 2022.

11 May 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline date has been further extended to May 31, 2022.

12 April 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline date has been extended from April 26, 2022, to May 10, 2022.

22 March 2022

The main contract bid submission deadline date has been extended from March 22, 2022, to April 26, 2022.

22 February 2022

The main contract tender has been issued and the bid submission deadline is on March 22, 2022.