In order to deliver stable electric power without relying on the secondary stations of the holy city of Karbala to not load it more as it already suffers from weak power, the Department of Engineering Projects at the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine has decided after consultation with the concerned departments and taking the approvals to establish a power converter station for the Al-Kafeel Residential compound for its staff, and which consists of 831 houses built horizontally.
The Head of Engineering Projects Department at the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine; Engineer Dea Majeed Al-Sa'egh explained to Al-Kafeel Network: "After getting the approvals for the establishment of a secondary station for the distribution of electricity to the Al-Kafeel residential compound, which was preceded by a study through which all electrical loads that can feed this residential complex with all its facilities and the additional loads which can be added in the future in consultation with the company executing the project. As well as getting the approval from the presidency of Shiite Endowment to establish this plant, to which a an appropriate place has been assigned in the same area in which the complex is located (Zubaylah area) on an estimated area of 8190 square meters, including four residential houses."
Adding: "This project was assigned to the British company Tayba London General Trading and Contracting, in order to execute its works, which have been started recently. Knowing that the work requires multiple stages down to the processing equipment and devices such as the adapters, control and measurement devices and keys breakers... All of which will ensure the reception of the high voltage and convert it to supplement the compound through electric lines or cables."
It is worth mentioning that the objective of the establishment of this project is in appreciation of the efforts of the employees of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in the service of the visitors of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him), in order to provide them with decent housing in line with the international development in the field of housing. The houses will be distributed to them at a subsidized price and comfortable instalments.