Altaaqa Global has successfully installed 24MWs of temporary power in the Sultanate of Oman. Taking only 4 days to complete, the power project was one of the fastest installations in the history of the equipment rental industry.
Dubai, UAE, May 2013– Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power, a leading global power solutions provider, recently designed and installed a 24MW temporary power plant in the Sultanate of Oman.
Altaaqa Global installed 24 MW temporary power plantin just 96 hours
To meet electricity demands throughout the summer, the 24MW temporary rental power plant will supply power to the electricity grid at a time when there is a significant increase in the use of temperature control equipment, such as air conditioning and district cooling. Supporting the existing generating capacity of Oman, the interim power plant will ensure peak performance during the hottest months of the year.
Taking just 96 hours to install, Peter den Boogert, AltaaqaGlobal’s General Manager for Business Development, commented on the impressive speed of deployment. “This reaffirms AltaaqaGlobal’s ability to install, commission and safely generate power within a matter of days. The full turnkey solution offers a complete package of power generators, transformers, fuel tanks, distribution panels, electrical accessories, and 24/7 CAT certified power engineers who will manage the temporary power plant.”
“We are proud to deliver our temporary power solution to the people of Oman,” said Steven Meyrick, Managing Director of Altaaqa Global. “Our highly experienced rental power team coupled with Caterpillar’s power dense and fuel efficient rental diesel generators is the perfect combination to provide grid optimization and dependable supplementary power.”
Robert Bagatsing, AltaaqaGlobal’s Marketing Manager, stated, “We can deliver multi-megawatt rental power projects to any part of the world, from 20MW to 200MW. Catering to a wide spectrum of sectors such as power utility, government services, mining, industrial manufacturing, oil & gas, petrochemicals and construction, Altaaqa Global provides large-scale turnkey power solutions anywhere, anytime.”
About Altaaqa Global
Altaaqa Global, a subsidiary of Zahid Group, has been selected by Caterpillar Inc. to deliver multi-megawatt turnkey temporary power solutions worldwide. The company owns, mobilizes, installs, and operates efficient temporary independent power plants (IPP’s) at customer sites, focusing on the emerging markets of Sub-Sahara Africa, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Latin America, South East Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Offering power rental equipment that will operate with different types of fuel such as diesel, natural gas, or dual-fuel, Altaaqa Global is positioned to rapidly deploy and provide temporary power plant solutions, delivering electricity whenever and wherever it may be needed. http://www.altaaqaglobal.com
About Zahid Group
Zahid Group represents a diverse range of companies, offering comprehensive, customer-centric solutions in a number of thriving industries. Some of those include construction; mining; oil & gas; agriculture; power, electricity & water generation; material handling; building materials; transportation & logistics; real estate development; travel & tourism; waste management & recycling; and hospitality. http://www.zahid.com
For more information, please visit http://www.altaaqaglobal.com or contact:
P.O. Box 262989
Dubai, United Arab Emirates