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3W Networks chosen as Plant Communications Systems Integrator for Shuweihat IWPP Project

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has appointed Samsung C&T as the EPC contractor to execute the Shuweihat IWPP Project at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi. 3W Networks has been selected to provide the communications, safety and security requirements for the Power Plant.

The Power Plant is located in a coastal environment which is highly salt laden and as such has an extremely corrosive atmosphere. The Project requires adequate protection for all equipments supplied and installed for the Power Plant. Samsung C&T, UAE has subcontracted 3W Networks the Telecoms scope. The communications, safety & security scope of the project includes Detailed Design & Engineering, Procurement, Systems Integration, Factory Acceptance Testing, Installation & Commissioning, and SAT & Warranty.

The systems that form the Communications, Safety and Security requirements include PBX, LAN, PAGA, CCTV and Clock system. A key factor in the selection of 3W Networks as the Systems Integrator for this project is its strong engineering capabilities and its significant local presence. The project will be implemented through 3W Networks offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


ADWEA is a national organization wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government, maintaining a separate legal entity, as well as complete financial and administrative independence. ADWEA is responsible for implementing government policy regarding water and electricity sector in the Emirate, including privatization of the water and electricity sector. ADWEA supplies electricity and potable water to a population of more than 1.5 million in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, over an area of 67340 sq. km.

About Samsung C&T

Samsung C&T Corporation’s principal activities are construction and trading. With more than 7000 employees, Samsung C&T has offices in more than 44 countries. Samsung C&T Engineering & Construction Group currently plays the leading role in the construction of several of the world’s largest building projects and has made a name for itself as one of the world’s finest construction & engineering companies.