Current Headlines

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Panduit VeriSafe Absence Of Voltage Tester Wins Industry Recognition For Simplifying Electrical Safety
    4/17/2018

    Panduit, a leading global provider of electrical and network infrastructure solutions, recently announced its groundbreaking VeriSafe Absence of Voltage Tester (AVT) has received industry recognition for simplifying electrical safety

  6. Willdan Selected For Fourth Time To Implement Puget Sound Energy’s Small Business Direct Install Program
    4/17/2018

    Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WLDN) today announced that, for the fourth consecutive time, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has selected Willdan to implement its Small Business Direct Install (SBDI) Program. This two-year, $6 million program will continue to provide direct install services to small businesses and has been expanded to also serve lodging and small agricultural facilities. The program aims to deliver 15.8 million kWh and 6,000 therms savings for PSE customers. Willdan previously worked

  7. 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.

  8. FirstEnergy Substation Upgrade To Benefit Penelec Customers In Erie County
    4/16/2018

    FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and its subsidiaries are upgrading and expanding a 230-kilovolt electric substation in North East, Pa., to enhance reliability for customers as well as reduce the frequency and duration of power outages for Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) customers in Erie County.

  9. NYPA Files Formal Application For Rebuild Of Major North-South Power Transmission Artery
    4/5/2018

    The New York Power Authority (NYPA) recently announced that it has formally filed an application, known as an Article VII application, with the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) for the planned rebuild of the Moses to Adirondack transmission lines in Northern New York

  10. GridLiance Acquires Transmission Assets Of The City Of Nixa, Missouri
    4/4/2018

    GridLiance Holdco, L.P., (GridLiance) an independent transmission company, has completed its acquisition of the City of Nixa’s electric transmission assets, including a 10 mile, 69 kV transmission line between the City of Springfield and the Southwestern Power Administration, as well as four substations and related infrastructure.