Industry News

  1. Lockheed Martin Selected To Provide GridStar™ Energy Storage For New ComEd Microgrid Project In Chicago
    5/15/2018

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) signed an agreement to supply a GridStar™ Lithium energy storage system to ComEd, Illinois' largest electric utility. The 2 MWh system will be integrated into ComEd's Bronzeville community microgrid project in Chicago.

  2. FirstEnergy Nearing Completion Of Transmission Line Project To Support Northern Ohio
    5/7/2018

    A subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. will energize a new 138-kilovolt transmission line and substation later this month to enhance service reliability for Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison customers across northern Ohio.

  3. ABB Showcases Digital Solutions At AWEA WINDPOWER 2018
    5/4/2018

    Wind developers and operators can maximize renewable penetration, grid interconnection, profitability, efficiency and reliability from power source to plug through ABB Ability based digital technologies

  4. M&I Electric Brazil Announces Services Contract Award For 342MW Power Plant
    4/26/2018

    American Electric Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AETI), a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, announced today that its M&I Electric Brazil subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide specialized services for the complete overhaul in-situ of twenty (20) 13.8kV, 11MVA diesel generators for a large Brazilian power utility company

  5. Kansai Electric Power And OSIsoft To Collaborate To Improve The Efficiency Of Thermal Power Plants
    4/25/2018

    Kansai Electric Power and OSIsoft LLC, a leader in operational intelligence, unveiled a venture to help power producers improve the efficiency and operation of their thermal power plants with data

  6. ABB Launches The World’s First Digitally Integrated Power Transformer
    4/23/2018

    The ABB Ability Power Transformer, unveiled at the 2018 Hanover Fair, in Germany, will be the world’s first integrated solution for digitally enabled power transformers, fundamentally changing the transformer paradigm.

  7. ABB Celebrates 50 Years Of Pioneering Gas Insulated Switchgear Technology
    4/23/2018

    Fifty years ago, ABB (erstwhile BBC) installed the first GIS in an underground substation in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland, enhancing the city’s power supply, conserving space and starting a revolution that continues to shape the way power is transmitted and distributed.

  8. ABB Launches World’s Fastest e-Vehicle Charger At Hannover Messe, Strengthening Its Leadership In Sustainable Mobility
    4/22/2018

    By operating at powers of up to 350 kilowatts, the newest model from ABB, Terra High Power charger, adds up to 200 kilometers of range to an electric vehicle in just 8 minutes.

  9. ABB To Showcase Its ABB Ability Digital Grid Solutions At IEEE 2018
    4/18/2018

    New T&D technologies focus on digital substations and transformers, GIS switchgear and high- and medium-voltage equipment.

  10. HVDC Converter Station Market - Increasing Adoption Of Efficient Power Transmission Systems
    4/17/2018

    A high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter is a distinctive type of substation used as an equipment for HVDC transmission lines. These converter stations are especially used to transmit bulk of power to long distances and for converting alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC) or vice versa.