Industry News

  1. GE’s Distributed Power To Deploy Its myPlant Asset Performance Management Solution Across Aggreko’s Power Solutions Fleet

    GE’s Distributed Power business signed a multiyear supply agreement with Aggreko plc, a global leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions, to connect up to 10,000 assets to GE’s Distributed Power myPlant* Asset Performance Management (APM) solution over the next five years.

  2. ABB Ability Electrical Distribution Control System Available As A Service Through The New ABB Ability Marketplace

    With the unveiling of the ABB Ability Marketplace in a primary release, ABB is making available its software services in one central online location, offering customers full flexibility to purchase and tailor their digital solutions portfolio.

  3. Torino Power Solutions Enhances Powerline Monitoring Sensor

    Torino Power Solutions Inc. (CSE:TPS) (Frankfurt:A143TE) (the “Company” or “Torino”), as part of its continuous technology development efforts, is pleased to announce that its engineers have further enhanced various performance characteristics of its Power Line Monitoring sensor system (“PLM”) over the last quarter.

  4. KUA Selects Landis+Gyr For Advanced Metering

    Landis+Gyr (Swiss: LAND.SW) announced an agreement with Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) to supply advanced metering infrastructure and a meter data management system to support the Florida utility's 74,000 customers.

  5. Ferrovial To Build And Operate Another Power Transmission Line In Chile, Representing An Investment Of USD 125 Million

    Ferrovial has been picked to build and operate a 250-kilometer electricity transmission line to the north of Santiago de Chile. The project represents an investment of USD 125 million. The double circuit 220 kV line will link three substations. The contract includes building one of them.

  6. Wires Applauds Major Interregional Transmission Study By An NREL-Led Group

    Today the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and several collaborators issued a much–anticipated analysis of the economic and operational benefits of greater integration of the interstate electric transmission grid across the current "seam" between the Eastern and Western North American power grids.

  7. New Lines, Substations Improve Wheatland Electric System Reliability

    Wheatland Electric Cooperative is delivering more reliable power to South Kansas homes and businesses, thanks to new transmission lines and substations just placed into service.

  8. NGCP Secures Reliability Of Grid In Northern Mindanao

    As part of NGCP’s efforts to continuously upgrade its facilities and to address the recent voltage fluctuations in Northern Mindanao, NGCP energized the newly constructed Aurora-Polanco 138-kiloVolt (kV) transmission line 1 on 20 June, and line 2 on 22 July 2018.

  9. GE Partners With Ethiopian Electric Power Authority To Deliver 11 HV Substations To Improve Access To Power

    Aligning with Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan, GE’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) today announced it has completed a $40M Electricity Transmission System Improvement turnkey project with Ethiopian Electric Power.

  10. Senate Committee Advised By WIRES Counsel That Electric Transmission Still Faces Barriers To Development

    Today, in a high-visibility hearing on U.S. energy delivery infrastructure before the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, WIRES Executive Director and Former FERC Chairman Jim Hoecker addressed the challenges and opportunities that confront the modern high-voltage grid as the industry strives to upgrade and expand it to meet the demands of consumers and the economy.