Today's Headlines

  1. Aii Calls For Innovation In Electric Grid Infrastructure

    American infrastructure is an ever-evolving industry, requiring pioneers to embrace new technology to bolster existing sectors, and usher in improvements needed across the country. The Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure laud and encourage the electric energy industry, to embrace new technology as the smart grid continues to progress.

  2. FirstEnergy Launches Grid Modernization Program In Pennsylvania

    FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is undertaking more than $600 million in transmission projects through 2018 in the company's Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) service areas

  3. Pioneer Announces New Contract For Submersible Transformers

    Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPSI) ("Pioneer" or the "Company"), a company engaged in the manufacture, sale and service of electrical transmission, distribution and on-site power generation equipment, today announced it has won a three-year contract in a competitive process with a municipally owned power and utility provider for a large North American city.

  4. ITC Lake Erie Connector Project Receives Approvals From Canada And The State Of Pennsylvania

    ITC Lake Erie Connector LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States, today announced that Canada's Governor in Council has approved the issuance of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the ITC Lake Erie Connector transmission line

  5. No Fan, No Airflow, No Problem; GE Launches Power Supply Family For Demanding Industrial Applications

    Adding to its expansive portfolio of power supply solutions, GE (NYSE: GE) has introduced its CC3500 family of conduction-cooled power supplies, providing the ruggedness and reliability needed in demanding industrial applications. The units were specifically designed for end-use products where airflow and fan-cooling is either impractical or impossible.

  6. Prysmian Secures A Project For Submarine Power Cable Links In The Venetian Lagoon

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces that Terna Rete Italia has confirmed a series of additional works — originally included as an option — to be added to the Venetian Lagoon submarine power cable links project, a contract awarded to the Group last year following a European bid.

  7. ABB’s Microgrid To Power Aruba And Support Transition To Renewable Energy

    ABB will provide an advanced microgrid to WEB Aruba N.V., the main power utility serving the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. ABB’s software, automation and control technologies will help WEB Aruba integrate solar and wind energy, forecast and plan better and optimize operations in real-time, while meeting Aruba’s growing demand for electricity.

  8. American Transmission Co. Unveils Groundbreaking New Method For Transmission Line Construction

    American Transmission Co. has developed a new method for installing transmission structure foundations that is faster, safer, more economical and more environmentally friendly than traditional installation methods.

  9. GE Signs A Multi-Year Services Agreement With Jordan’s Samra Electric Power Company

    GE Power signed a multi-year agreement (MYA) with Samra Electric Power Company (SEPCO) in Jordan. Under the agreement, GE will provide SEPCO with full plant maintenance services, including parts and repairs for critical power generation equipment for the 1,175 megawatts (MW) Samra Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plant in the Zarqa region, which feeds power into the national grid for both residential and commercial use.

  10. Southwestern Power Group Selects Coreworx Interface Management And Contract Management

    The Southwestern Power Group selects Coreworx information management solutions for its SunZia Southwest Transmission Project. The project, currently in the detailed design phase, consists of 515 miles of bi-directional, extra-high voltage transmission lines and the associated sub-stations that are capable of carrying upwards of 3000 megawatts of predominately wind power from New Mexico into Arizona