Saudi Electricity, GE sign pact for power sector

Muscat: An agreement was signed at the Saudi-US CEO Forum between Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and GE to further drive the digital transformation of power in the Kingdom and help achieve energy-related goals under the Saudi Vision 2030.

As per the memorandum of understanding (MoU), SEC and GE intend to continue to work together towards accelerating the digital transformation of the Kingdom’s power sector. The focus will be on enhancing the reliability, efficiency and performance of the Kingdom’s power sector through SEC’s Generation Optimisation Centre (GOC), which enables asset performance management at power plants through GE’s advanced digital industrial solutions.

The MoU was signed in New York by Khaled Al Rashed, CEO of the Saudi Electricity Co. for Projects Development, a subsidiary of SEC; and Stephen McCallion, Government Affairs & Communications Leader, GE Saudi Arabia & Bahrain, on behalf of Hisham Al Bahkali, President & CEO for GE Saudi Arabia & Bahrain.

Published in Times of Oman, 17th April, 2018