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Subsidiaries of Canada-based NAPEC receives CAD60 million contracts in USA and Canada 

April 17, 2017
Canada-based NAPEC Incorporated and its subsidiaries have recently been awarded new contracts representing an aggregate value of about CAD60 million.

French and British TSOs award HV contracts for IFA2 interconnection 

April 10, 2017
French transmission system operator (TSO) Réseau de Transport d'Electricité (RTE), along with its English counterpart National Grid, has awarded high voltage (HV) contracts for the IFA2 interconnection project to Italian cable maker Prysmian and Swiss-Swedish electrical equipment manufacturer ABB Limited.

ABB to supply 345 kV GIS substation in New York [free access]

March 16, 2017
ABB Limited has won an order from Bechtel Infrastructure and Power to provide a 345 kV gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) substation to integrate electricity generated by the Cricket Valley Energy Station, a new combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant located in Dover, New York.

Greensmith Energy and E.ON to install battery storage projects for ERCOT 

March 3, 2017
Greensmith Energy, an energy storage software and services provider, has announced its partnership with E.ON Climate & Renewables North America Incorporated, to deliver two grid-scale energy storage systems in Texas.

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 [free access]

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

RPP Infra-Siemens consortium wins substation contract in Bangladesh 

April 19, 2017
A consortium of RPP Infra Projects Limited and Siemens Limited has won a contract from Bangladesh’s Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB) to install 230 kV and 132 kV substations.

Bangladesh’s PGCB awards USD30 million contract to ABB 

April 18, 2017
ABB Limited has won an order worth USD30 million from Bangladesh's power network developer Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB) to construct and upgrade substations located in the south-eastern parts of Bangladesh.

T.T. Network signs MoU with Malaysian company to operate transmission network in Cambodia 

April 17, 2017
T.T. Network Infrastructure Japan, a joint venture (JV) between Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and Toshiba, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) worth USD14.7 million with a Malaysian company handling power transmission in Cambodia.

PESTECH bags 230 kV line construction contract in Cambodia 

April 10, 2017
PESTECH (Cambodia) Limited (PCL), a wholly-owned Cambodian subsidiary of Malaysian PESTECH International Berhad, has executed a construction agreement worth USD100 million with Cambodian Alex Corporation for the construction of a 230 kV transmission line in Cambodia.


UK's JDR Cable System to supply 66 kV cables for ScottishPower Renewables wind farm 

April 13, 2017
The UK's cable manufacturer JDR Cable Systems Limited has won a contract to supply 66 kV inter-array for the 714 MW East Anglia One (EA1) offshore wind farm in the UK, by ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Spanish utility Iberdrola.

Bosnia’s Elektroprivreda HZ HB awards HV contract to Croatian Dalekovod 

April 4, 2017
Elektroprivreda Hrvatske zajednice Herceg Bosne (Elektroprivreda HZ HB), an electric utility in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has awarded a contract for undertaking the reconstruction and construction works for high voltage (HV) transmission lines and substations, to Croatian power transmission equipment maker Dalekovod.

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.

Middle East & Africa

Qatar’s KAHRAMAA awards EPC contracts under Phase 13 transmission expansion project 

April 10, 2017
The state-owned Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has awarded various engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts associated with the Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Plan-Phase 13 to various domestic and international companies.

GE secures substation contract from Saudi’s National Grid SA 

April 3, 2017
General Electric (GE) has secured a contract from National Grid SA, the transmission subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's state-owned power utility Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), for the construction and upgradation of 132 kV substations on a turnkey basis.

L&T secures INR11.69 billion contracts in domestic and international markets 

March 3, 2017
The power transmission & distribution (T&D) business of Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured INR11.69 billion in the international and domestic markets.

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.