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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
November 2, 2016
Swiss Green Electricity Management Group (SEMG), an independent owner and operator of energy storage assets, has selected Leclanche SA, a Switzerland-based energy storage development company, for the Marengo battery storage project in the PJM Interconnection market.
November 2, 2016
Clean Line Energy (CLE) has awarded a contract to General Electric (GE) to supply high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations for its Plains & Eastern Clean Line Energy (PECL) project.
October 14, 2016
Iceland's National Power Company, Landsvirkjun, has awarded a contract for the supply of 132.6 kV transformers to Portuguese equipment supplier Efacec Energia, Maquinas e Equipamentos Electricos S.A.
September 26, 2016
ABB has won orders worth over USD85 million from leading Canadian utility Hydro-Québec (HQ) to upgrade its 800 kV air-insulated switchgear (AIS) substations and transmission grid with state-of-the-art circuit breakers, power transformers and shunt reactors.
September 19, 2016
MYR Group's MYR Transmission (MYRT) Services has received a contract from Cross Texas Transmission (CTT), an affiliate of LS Power, to construct the Grimes-Limestone line project. The contract is valued at more than USD125 million.
August 4, 2016
Texas-based Quanta Services, led by CRUX Subsurface, has been selected by a California-based utility for a large electric power transmission and distribution project located primarily in a national forest area in southern California.
July 29, 2016
TRC Companies, Inc., an engineering, consulting and construction management firm, has been awarded a USD12 million contract by Clean Line Energy (CLE) to provide land acquisition services, survey permissions and overall project management for the Plains and Eastern Clean Line (PECL) transmission project.
June 14, 2016
Torino Power Solutions Incorporation, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based technology company, has announced that it has entered into a letter agreement with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Incorporation (Tri-State) for testing the latter's dynamic thermal circuit rating (DTCR) technology.
May 3, 2016
Siemens is providing New York-based power utility Con Edison with six mobile resilience transformers to help restore power at times of extreme weather like hurricanes or other major events within a few days rather than weeks.