Industry News

  1. ABB Wins $40M Order For Eco-Efficient Substation In Germany
    11/5/2018

    ABB has won an order of around $40 million from German transmission grid operator TransnetBW to upgrade a high-voltage substation in Obermooweiler, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

  2. Siemens Affirms Its Strong Commitment To Africa With Agreements And Projects On Electrification, Industrialization, Mobility And Vocational Training
    10/30/2018

    Siemens will partner even more closely with the African countries Togo, Egypt and Rwanda in the areas of power supply, industry, transport and vocational training

  3. ABB Wins Major Order To Enable Transmission Of Clean Energy In Central Asia
    10/18/2018

    ABB will supply high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations in Tajikistan and Pakistan as part of a World Bank-supported $330M order to be executed as a consortium project with Spanish Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) company, Cobra, which will be responsible for the construction and installation of the associated substations.

  4. Portland General Electric Announces Ambitious Smart Grid Test Bed
    10/11/2018

    Today, Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) announced plans to file a proposal for a Smart Grid Test Bed that will integrate smart grid technology on a scale never before attempted in the United States. Slated to begin next year, the project aims to accelerate PGE's vision for a clean energy future through partnering with customers to decarbonize the grid.

  5. Runestone Electric Association Selects Aclara Power Line Communication Technology For Advanced Metering Infrastructure Upgrade
    10/11/2018

    Minnesota-based Runestone Electric Association (REA) recently replaced an aging power line carrier system with the Aclara TWACS® power line communication (PLC) technology for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), reducing read times of its over 1400-square-mile system from 27 hours to 30 minutes.

  6. Mon Power Relocates Transmission Line For Construction Of Corridor H Bridge In Tucker County
    10/11/2018

    Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), relocated a half-mile stretch of a high-voltage transmission line in Tucker County for the construction of a new Corridor H highway bridge that is part of a West Virginia initiative to increase economic prosperity in historically hard-to-reach communities.

  7. New Pagbilao Substation To Cater To New Generating Capacities In Quezon
    10/10/2018

    With large capacity generation being built to address the rising demand for power, NGCP is also gearing up to support the entry of these power generation units to the grid

  8. Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Selects Landis+Gyr For Smart Grid Deployment
    10/9/2018

    Landis+Gyr (SWISS: LAND.SW) and Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) have reached a contract agreement for an advanced metering technology upgrade to better manage peak demand and member services.

  9. GE Power To Supply 4 Nuclear Turbine Islands For El Dabaa, Egypt’s First Nuclear Plant
    10/9/2018

    Recently GE Power announced it won the contract to deliver the turbine island equipment for El Dabaa nuclear power plant project in Egypt through AAEM its joint venture with Atomenergomash

  10. Valmet To Supply A Biomass Boiler To Greenalia's New Power Plant In Teixeiro, Spain
    10/3/2018

    Valmet will supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new Curtis-Teixeiro biomass power plant in Teixeiro, Spain. With Valmet's boiler technology, the plant will be able to supply power in an efficient and sustainable way