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ABB to supply ballistic protection transformer solution for US utilities 

January 16, 2017
ABB has been awarded multiple contracts to supply its AssetShield solution to deliver hardened and bullet-resistant transformers, and facilitate the protection of critical grid assets of three US electric utilities

ABB secures orders to upgrade HVDC converter station in USA [free access]

January 11, 2017
ABB has secured an order worth USD100 million from the US-based Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), to modernise the existing Sylmar high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in California.

Subsidiaries of NAPEC Incorporation receive CAD185 million contract in Canada and USA 

December 15, 2016
Subsidiaries of NAPEC Incorporation (NAPEC) have recently been awarded new contracts representing an aggregate value of more than CAD185.5 million.

Manitoba Hydro awards equipment supply contract to Roksad for Bipole III project 

December 7, 2016
Carillion Canada subsidiary, Rokstad, has been selected by Manitoba Hydro as the preferred supplier for the next phase of its Bipole lll high voltage transmission line project, which has an estimated revenue value of EUR120 million. The contract has cost about USD152 million to Manitoba Hydro.

Latin America

Spanish Abengoa receives contract from Transelec in Chile 

February 21, 2017
Spanish Abengoa, in consortium with Kipreos Ingenieros, has been selected to develop a 500 kV high voltage new transmission line in Chile.

Siemens signs MoU with Mexican CFE for grid digitalisation 

February 21, 2017
German engineering company Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mexican state-owned energy firm Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to explore the digitalisation of CFE's grids and prepare them for an internet-connected era.

ABB wins USD75 million transformer contract for Belo Monte HPP project 

January 13, 2017
ABB has won a supply contract worth USD75 million for the ±800 kV Belo Monte high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link.

Honeywell receives two smart grid projects in Mexico 

October 5, 2016
Honeywell has been awarded two new regional smart grid projects in Mexico by a consortium appointed by the country's federal electricity company, Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE), to manage its smart grid initiatives. Honeywell's Smart Energy business will deploy more than 200,000 smart electricity meters along with communications devices and software analytics tools to seven cities in CFE's east and southeast regions.

Asia Pacific

AZZ Inc bags USD27 million 550 kV GIL supply contract in China 

February 17, 2017
AZZ Inc, a global provider of galvanising services, welding solutions and specialty electrical equipment, has been awarded a USD27 million contract from the China Three Gorges Corporation to provide six circuits of 550 kV 4,000 Amp gas insulated line (GIL) for the 10,200 MW Wudongde hydroelectric dam project on the Jinsha River in southwest China.

Indian Kalpataru bags INR8.2billion orders in India and West Africa 

February 6, 2017
India-based engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) company Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) has secured orders worth INR8,230 million in the domestic and international markets.

ABB receives transformer contract worth USD27 million in Philippines 

January 30, 2017
Swiss-Swedish ABB Limited has received orders worth USD27 million from National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to design, supply and commission 18 transformers.

Kalpataru bags INR4 billion transmission contracts in international markets 

January 23, 2017
India-based engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) company Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) has secured orders worth INR4.40 billion for the construction of various transmission lines and substation projects in Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region.


Siemens and consortium of Prysmian Group and Balfour Beatty bag HVDC contracts for ElecLink 

February 24, 2017
German engineering company Siemens and Italy’s Prysmian Group, in consortium with the UK’s Balfour Beatty, have been awarded two contracts for the realisation of a new high voltage direct current (HVDC) ElecLink interconnector between France and the UK through the Channel Tunnel. ElecLink, developer of the HVDC project, has awarded the contracts.

Italian Prysmian to develop grid connection for offshore wind farms in France 

February 21, 2017
Italian equipment manufacturer Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract to develop the grid connections for three planned offshore wind farms in France.

Hungary’s MVM OVIT awards 750 kV Szabolcsbáka substation contract to Pöyry 

February 15, 2017
Finnish consultancy group Pöyry has been awarded an engineering contract for the 750/400 kV Szabolcsbáka substation in Hungary, by a Hungary-based electric construction company, MVM OVIT.

Netherland’s TSO awards substation contract to local HSM Offshore 

February 14, 2017
Netherland’s transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded an offshore substation contract to local construction company HSM Offshore.

Middle East & Africa

EETC signs substation contract worth EGP350 million with EGEMAC 

February 8, 2017
Egypt Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has signed a contract worth EGP350 million with the Egyptian German Electrical Manufacturing Company (EGEMAC) for the establishment of two substations in Egypt.

TRANSCO CLSG awards transmission contracts for CLSG project 

January 16, 2017
Regional Electricity Transmission Company for Cote d'Ivoire-Liberia-Sierra Leone-Guinea (CLSG) (TRANSCO CLSG) has recently awarded various high voltage transmission line and substation contracts for the development of the CLSG interconnection project.

Elsewedy Electric and NCC bag EGP4 billion transmission contract in Egypt 

January 10, 2017
Elsewedy Electric and the National Contracting Company (NCC) have won a contract worth EGP4.187 billion to implement three electricity lines in Upper Egypt.

Jyoti Structures wins USD15 million contract from South African Eskom 

December 21, 2016
Jyoti Structures Limited has received a turnkey contract worth USD15 million from South Africa's vertically-integrated power company Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom).