Abengoa has been selected by the company AESA to carry out the expansion works of the 132 kV electric substation of the Villa María thermal power plant from the electricity generation company MSU Energy, located in the province of Córdoba (Argentina), in the central region of the country.
Specifically, Abengoa will be responsible for the provision of labor, partial materials and equipment necessary for the expansion with the construction of a maneuvering area, including civil works, assembly of equipment, connection and assistance for commissioning of the electric substation expansion.
Abengoa has been present in Argentina for 50 years
The awarding of this new project further consolidates the international company´s position of trust and leadership in the market for the development of electrical installations. Abengoa has been present in Argentina for 50 years, over which it has developed large-scale projects in all the sectors in which it operates, mainly in the area of energy transmission and distribution.
Portfolio of projects and awards
At the last Ordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting, held end of June, the company’s CEO, Gonzalo Urquijo, took stock of 2017, a key year “in which we have faced great challenges and we have achieved important milestones with new awards” based on 75 years of accumulated experience and know-how.
The company closed 2017 with a portfolio of awarded projects worth 1,424 M €
In terms of projects and awards, Abengoa´s president recalled that the company closed 2017 “with a portfolio of awarded projects worth 1,424 M € and with identified potential projects that we could carry out for more than 36,000 M €”. All this “demonstrates that our customers continue to trust us and our teams for the execution of projects”.
With this, the president of the company highlighted the award for the development of the solar thermal technology and construction of a solar field of 3 x 200 MW parabolic trough collectors with 12 hours of molten salt storage for the IV phase of the solar complex Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, owned by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). The scope under direct execution of Abengoa amounts to some 650 Million USD.