The UAE Red Crescent signed an agreement to set up a 20 megawatt integrated power station in Yemen

May 24, 2019

The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority (RCRC) signed an agreement with Al Faisal Energy to set up a 20 MW integrated power station for the West Coast Power Plant.

The general manager of the branch of Al-Faisal Company in the Western Coast Maher Al-Sanawi told the press conference on Wednesday that: The project, which was contracted with the UAE Red Crescent, provides for the establishment of an integrated transformer station consisting of a 20MTA power transformer and 11 interconnectors for the West Coast Steam Power Plant.

He pointed out that the period of time for completion of the project is (120) days in four stages according to the agreement, humanitarian affairs director of the UAE Red Crescent in Yemen, Mohammed al-Junaibi, Said in a press conference that the project was a response from the UAE to alleviate the daily suffering due to power cuts due to frequent expansion of energy consumption of a number of areas of the Directorate of MUKHA, causing a large deficit of electricity, during the unbearable heat of the coastal summer on Ramadan.

Al-Junaibi stressed the keenness of the UAE Red Crescent to continue to meet the needs of the Yemeni citizens in the West Coast and to assist them in alleviating their suffering, improving their living conditions and re-normalizing the situation in their villages, cities, and municipalities. The secretary-general of the local council of the Directorate said that the UAE, through its humanitarian arm, the UAE Red Crescent, has created an integrated solution that to the problem.

The UAE Red Crescent, the humanitarian arm of the United Arab Emirates, has repaired the Al-Mukha City Power Adapter, and it is providing full funding for the 20-megawatt plant.

The users have not paid any costs since the liberation of Al- Houthi militia two years ago.

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