Hitachi ABB Power Grids provided state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) with high-performance grid stabilization technology to help improve power quality and expand transmission capacity in the strategic Owinat development area in southwest Egypt, where desert wasteland is being reclaimed for agricultural use.



On December 2021, A consortium had been established between Hitachi Energy / DB Schenker / Kadmar Group in order to handle first statcom power transformer in Egypt history from Alexandria Port to East-Owinat site.

TWO transformers (128ton/each) was shipped from Antwerp on a Gearless vessel and off loaded by 2 heavy-lift cranes at Alexandria port with a especial arrangement with port authority and pre-technical engineering planning in cooperation with DB Schenker to guarantee smooth port operations due direct delivery from crane hook to job site .