Industry News

  1. Burns & McDonnell Earns ISO 9001 Certification For Electrical Transmission And Distribution Engineering

    Burns & McDonnell was notified on Oct. 18 by the International Organization for Standardization that it has achieved ISO 9001: 2015 certification for engineering design of electrical transmission, distribution and network telecommunications for power infrastructure

  2. UK Power Networks Partners With Aclara On £2.6M Project To Reduce Power Interruptions And Enhance Service

    Aclara, a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas, and electric utilities globally, is partnering with UK Power Networks on a groundbreaking project to help distribution network operators reduce the length and frequency of power outages by locating faults faster

  3. BHEL Wins Largest Value EPC Order For 765 kV Substation

    In the face of stiff competition, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a major order for setting up two 765 kV substations on EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis, in West Bengal

  4. ABB To Optimize Transformer Manufacturing Footprint To Drive Competitiveness

    ABB recently announced a strategic realignment of its global transformer manufacturing, engineering and service footprint to enhance competitiveness in a dynamic market environment marked by increasing competition and consolidation in the rail industry. The move is part of the ‘Power Up’ transformation program in ABB’s Power Grids division.

  5. Historic First Nations-Led Transmission Project Gets Major Boost From Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan

    One of the largest and most transformative transmission projects in Ontario's history got a major boost today when the Ontario Government reinforced its support for the project, known as Wataynikaneyap Power, in its 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan

  6. ABB Wins $130M Power Order In The UK

    ABB has won an order of around $130M (£99M) to build the power transmission infrastructure for EDF Energy’s new Hinkley Point C power plant in Somerset.

  7. IndiGrid Approves Acquisition Of Three Power Transmission Assets

    IndiGrid, India's first Infrastructure Investment Trust in the power sector, has approved the acquisition of three power transmission assets from its sponsor Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Ltd at a value of INR 14.9 billion. These acquisitions result in a 40% increase in AUM, from INR 38 billion to INR 53 billion.

  8. Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper To Keynote Western Power Summit

    Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will offer keynote remarks on October 24 at the fourth annual Western Power Summit. This year’s event will be held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colo.

  9. Construction Underway On New FirstEnergy Transmission Line In Western Pennsylvania

    FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its subsidiaries are rebuilding and modernizing an electric transmission line to enhance service reliability for West Penn Power and Penn Power customers in Butler and Mercer counties

  10. Martineau Electric Completes Planet Fitness New World Headquarters

    The Planet Fitness project included the completion of an 80,000 square foot building that includes a gym, cafeteria, office space, and an upgraded generator over an 8-week project timeline