Eaton to implement xEnergy LV Systems power distribution at Kuwait university
Power Management Company, Eaton has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide power distribution solutions for the prestigious Administration Facility at Sabah Al-Salem University City in Kuwait. The Administration Facilities at Kuwait University will serve as the main gateway to the new campus.
The seven buildings, including cultural and convocation hall, conference centre, university library, visitor centre and a grand mosque, will house the chief administrative and ceremonial functions of the campus, serving the needs of a student population of 40,000, faculty, administrators and visitors.
Working alongside key partner Sahara Combined General Trading and Contracting Co, Eaton was awarded the contract through China State Construction Company-Middle East and Al Ghanim International Company. Eaton will be providing complete xEnergy LV Systems, Power Distribution Components and Industrial Control solutions for the prestigious Administration facility.
The Sabah Al Salem University City is being master planned as one of the largest campuses in the world with world class educational facilities equipped with most advanced teaching and learning resources.
“This is a great opportunity for us to showcase once again Eaton’s capabilities on a regional and international scale in executing large and complex projects such as the impressive Administration Facility at the University City,” said Frank Ackland, General Manager, Eaton Middle East. “Kuwait is one of our key markets where we have had a great legacy for over two decades and supplied solutions across many infrastructures in the country.”
“Low-voltage power distribution systems are fundamental for such an expansive development and will improve reliability, increase efficiency and enhance safety, while our low-voltage electrical equipment will distribute, monitor and manage power throughout the vast development. This contract further solidifies Eaton’s position as a provider of world-class products to major complexes in Kuwait and across the region,” added Ackland.
Eaton’s expertise is in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services.