March 11, 2017
Wataynikaneyap Power has announced that FortisOntario Incorporated (FortisOntario), through its parent company Fortis Incorporated, has completed a transaction to acquire shares of Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES) in Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project
February 17, 2017
US Bankruptcy Court has confirmed the bankruptcy-exit plan of Oncor owner Energy Future Holdings (EFH). This has taken the Oncor acquisition plan of NextEra Energy Incorporated one more step closer to completion.
January 12, 2017
The US's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved the acquisition of Oncor Electric Delivery Company—a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings (EFH), by NextEra Energy Inc.
December 27, 2016
Eversource Energy, a power transmission and distribution company, has acquired the ownership of a newly constructed 115 kV transmission line from Belmont Light, an electric utility based in Massachusetts, USA. With this, the utility has completed the development phase of Belmont's Blair Pond 115 kV substation and transmission line.
December 20, 2016
Eversource Energy, a power transmission and distribution company, has acquired 50 per cent interest in the Bay State offshore wind farm located south of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA, from Dong Energy A/S, a power generation company. The total installed capacity of the wind farm will be 2,000 MW, which is sufficient to power approximately one million Massachusetts homes.
December 5, 2016
Georgia Power Company won Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval to sell certain transmission lines and substation facilities to Georgia Transmission Corporation, a not-for-profit cooperative providing transmission services in the state of Georgia, for about USD65.1 million.
November 1, 2016
Canadian electricity transmission and distribution company Hydro One Limited has completed the acquisition of Great Lakes Power Transmission LP after receiving final approval from the Ontario Energy Board (OEB).
November 1, 2016
NextEra Energy, Inc., a power generation, transmission and distribution company, through its affiliate, has reached an agreement to acquire Texas Transmission Holdings Corporation (TTHC) from Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) - a pension fund, and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd (GIC) - an investment management company, for a purchase consideration of approximately USD2.4 billion (subject to adjustment).
October 26, 2016
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved USD3.6 billion in loans to fund 82 electric projects in 31 states. These loans will finance infrastructure upgrades, and improve system operations for rural electric customers nationwide.
October 14, 2016
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved the request of Hydro One Incorporated to acquire Great Lakes Power Transmission LP (GLP), which owns 44 kV to 230 kV transmission assets in Ontario's Sault Ste. Marie and the local region.
September 23, 2016
The Public Service Commission (PSC) of Wisconsin has approved the application of Canadian utility operator Fortis Incorporated to acquire US-based electrical transmission company ITC Holdings Corporation.
September 23, 2016
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved Energy Future Holdings (EFH) entering into definitive agreements with NextEra Energy, pursuant to which the latter will acquire 80 per cent equity of EFH's subsidiary - Oncor Electric Delivery Company.
September 15, 2016
The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the application of Canadian utility operator Fortis Incorporated to acquire US-based electrical transmission company ITC Holdings Corporation.
September 14, 2016
Dominion Resources, Incorporated and Questar Corporation have announced that the Wyoming Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved their merger, subject to terms and conditions of an agreed settlement stipulation.
August 30, 2016
American Superconductor (AMSC)—a global energy solutions provider serving the wind and power grid industry, and Nexans—a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has announced a partnership to develop and market/sell AMSC's Resilient Electric Grid (REG) system, as well as other high-performance superconductor power cables, in the US and Canada.
August 25, 2016
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has approved the application of Canadian utility operator Fortis Incorporated to acquire US-based electrical transmission company ITC Holdings Corporation.