Current Headlines

  1. PPL Electric Utilities Wins Sixth Straight J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
    7/20/2017

    J.D. Power has once again ranked PPL Electric Utilities highest for residential customer satisfaction in its class in the eastern United States, a streak now at six straight years

  2. Siemens Receives Major Order From TenneT For DolWin6 Offshore Grid Connection
    7/17/2017

    Siemens has received another order from the German-Dutch grid operator, TenneT TSO, for a grid connection for offshore wind power plants in the German waters of the North Sea. The company will supply the entire technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the "DolWin6" grid connection

  3. ABB Wins $30M Order To Upgrade Nordic HVDC Link
    7/12/2017

    ABB has won an order worth around $30M from Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden and Energinet in Denmark. ABB will upgrade the control and protection system for the Konti-Skan high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link with its latest ABB Ability MACH technology. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2017.

  4. Aii Calls For Innovation In Electric Grid Infrastructure
    7/12/2017

    American infrastructure is an ever-evolving industry, requiring pioneers to embrace new technology to bolster existing sectors, and usher in improvements needed across the country. The Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure laud and encourage the electric energy industry, to embrace new technology as the smart grid continues to progress.

  5. FirstEnergy Launches Grid Modernization Program In Pennsylvania
    7/12/2017

    FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is undertaking more than $600 million in transmission projects through 2018 in the company's Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) service areas

  6. Pioneer Announces New Contract For Submersible Transformers
    7/11/2017

    Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPSI) ("Pioneer" or the "Company"), a company engaged in the manufacture, sale and service of electrical transmission, distribution and on-site power generation equipment, today announced it has won a three-year contract in a competitive process with a municipally owned power and utility provider for a large North American city.

  7. TEP Plans Next-Generation Power Plant To Support Solar Energy Expansion
    7/7/2017

    Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking bids for the engineering, design and construction of an efficient new type of natural gas generator in Tucson that will help provide reliable electric service by supporting the expansion of renewable energy

  8. ITC Lake Erie Connector Project Receives Approvals From Canada And The State Of Pennsylvania
    6/28/2017

    ITC Lake Erie Connector LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States, today announced that Canada's Governor in Council has approved the issuance of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the ITC Lake Erie Connector transmission line

  9. No Fan, No Airflow, No Problem; GE Launches Power Supply Family For Demanding Industrial Applications
    6/28/2017

    Adding to its expansive portfolio of power supply solutions, GE (NYSE: GE) has introduced its CC3500 family of conduction-cooled power supplies, providing the ruggedness and reliability needed in demanding industrial applications. The units were specifically designed for end-use products where airflow and fan-cooling is either impractical or impossible.

  10. Prysmian Secures A Project For Submarine Power Cable Links In The Venetian Lagoon
    6/27/2017

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces that Terna Rete Italia has confirmed a series of additional works — originally included as an option — to be added to the Venetian Lagoon submarine power cable links project, a contract awarded to the Group last year following a European bid.