Male, Maldives –The Contract of ‘The Greater Male’ Grid Connection Phase Ⅰ Project, which was signed between State Electric Company Limited (STELCO) and Dongfang Electric International Corporation (DECI), has come into full force and effect.
The Project is the breakthrough for Maldives state grid from zero. With 3 substations and 132kV power lines between Male’, Hulhule’ and Hulhumale’ and passing through the new built Maldives-China friendship bridge. The 1st power grid will be formed after completion of the Project, which will ensure the electricity supply for ‘the Greater Male’ and consolidate the security of the national’s power supply.
This is the second Contract undertaken by DEC in Maldives. DEC had earlier signed Fifth Power Development Project (50MW) Contract with STELCO which is under construction.