STRUKTON TO INSTALL 4,284 SOLAR PANELS ON RIYADH METRO DEPOT
Strukton, a key provider of cross-border solutions in the field of rail infrastructure, vehicles, and mobility systems, won a contract to install 4,284 solar panels on a Riyadh Metro depot serving the rail system’s Lines 4 and 6, in partnership with Germany’s Wagner Solar.
A Dutch company, Strukton has operations in the rail systems, civil infrastructure and technique, and buildings markets. Internationally, the company focuses on transport systems in densely-populated areas, opening up port, airport and mining areas, and generating and distributing (sustainable) energy.
The $3.8mn contract, the first for Strukton in Saudi Arabia, was awarded by Samsung C&T, which is responsible for implementing the MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) works of Line 4 of the FAST consortium.
As per the deal, Strukton along with Wagner Solar, a part of the Sanderink Investment Group, will set up the 4,284 solar panels which are expected to produce a total of 2,452MWH capacity power.
The solar project comes in line with Vision 2030, the national programme of Saudi Arabia, which is aimed at transforming and diversifying the economy, and renewable energy plays a vital role in achieving the goals of the sustainability agenda.