Industry News

  1. V&R Energy, In Partnership With PNNL, Pacificorp And Google, Awarded An ARPA-E Funded Project For Grid Control Technology
    10/1/2019

    V&R Energy, a leading provider of advanced power systems engineering solutions for improving reliability and resilience of the electrical transmission and distribution networks, has been awarded an ARPA-E-funded project to develop new emergency control system technology for power grids

  2. GridLiance Receives Approval To Acquire Majority Stake In City Of Winfield Transmission Assets
    10/1/2019

    GridLiance, an independent transmission company, the Kansas Power Pool (KPP), and the City of Winfield, recently received final state regulatory approval from the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) of a long-term partnership agreement to jointly-own and improve the city's transmission facilities within the Southwest Power Pool regional transmission organization

  3. ABB Signs Major Framework Contract With APG For Largest Ever Grid Expansion In Austria
    9/18/2019

    ABB has signed a five-year framework contract with Austrian Power Grid (APG), Austria’s transmission system operator, potentially worth more than $100M to supply gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), in the largest electricity grid expansion to date in Austria

  4. Xcel Energy And Itron Collaborate To Transform Customer Experience And Utility Operations
    9/17/2019

    Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, and Xcel Energy entered an agreement to secure smart meters that will allow for collaboration to improve customer experience and utility operations using the distributed intelligence capabilities of Itron’s IoT solution

  5. PDI Brings Award-Winning Innovative Power Solutions To DCAC Live Event
    9/17/2019

    Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI), the leading supplier of power distribution and monitoring solutions for data centers and other critical or high-value electrical systems, today announced the company will showcase its Quick Connect Tap Off Box, PDI PowerLok PDU strip and PowerWave 2™ Busway System at DCAC Live in Austin, TX (Booth #205) September 24-25, 2019

  6. Elga Coal Complex Linked To Russia’s United Energy Grid
    9/17/2019

    Mechel PAO (NYSE: MTL, MOEX: MTLR), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the launch of the Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (FGC UES)’s 220-kW Elgaugol electrical substation and 220-kW Prizeiskaya-Elgaugol electric power line

  7. Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents
    9/15/2019

    Unilever announced today that its factories, offices, R&D facilities, data centres, warehouses and distribution centres across five continents are now powered by 100% renewable grid electricity

  8. Jersey Central Power & Light Installing New Automated Devices To Help Reduce Duration Of Power Outages
    9/11/2019

    Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) is installing 1,700 new "TripSaver" automated reclosing devices on power lines across its service territory to help limit the frequency and duration of service interruptions

  9. Quanta Services Selected For The Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project
    9/10/2019

    Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Valard Construction (Valard), was selected by Wataynikaneyap Power LP to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions for the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project (Watay Project) in Northwestern Ontario, Canada

  10. GE’s Static Var Compensator (SVC) Technology Solves Complex Grid Challenges For Customers Around The Globe
    9/10/2019

    Around the world, electrical transmission grids are facing increasing demand. Recently, transmission systems are expected to carry bulk power in ways they were never originally designed to accommodate