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 14, 2017
A coalition, which includes the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), California Independent System Operator (CAISO), Clean Line Energy Partners (CLE), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other groups, has submitted a letter to the US Senate and in the House of Senate requesting provisions for support for streamlined development of electric power transmission projects under various proposed infrastructure bills.
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
March 9, 2017
Canadian power grid developer BC Hydro is seeking public input on its plan to build an additional power line between Coquitlam and Vancouver to keep up with the growing demand for electricity in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia. On March 9, 2017, it hosted a public meeting for the same.
March 8, 2017
Tres Amigas LLC has scaled back its TresAmigas Superstation project. As per the new plans, the project will now focus on linking western and eastern grids, instead of eastern, western and Texas grids. CA
March 6, 2017
Southwestern Public Service (SPS) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) have asked Texas regulators to rule on whether Texas law includes a right-of-first-refusal (ROFR) that overrides Order 1000 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
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.
February 28, 2017
Entergy Louisiana, a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, has announced recently that it will begin construction on a USD60 million project aimed at improving electric reliability for customers in Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish soon.
February 27, 2017
Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana–South (Vectren), known legally as Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company, has filed its seven-year grid modernisation plan and associated cost recovery request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC).
February 27, 2017
The Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) and Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) have further extended the scoping period for a proposed transmission line, intended to increase SMUD’s ability to import power from the Pacific Northwest and export it from the Sacramento area.
February 23, 2017
An environmental group called Western Watersheds Project has filed an appeal seeking to stop the construction of Gateway West transmission line project with US Department of the Interior's Board of Land Appeals (IBLA).
February 22, 2017
Developers of Clendenin–Walton Area Improvements Project have finalised the routing process of the project. Emerald Energy, the company’s right-of-way (RoW) representative, is now planning to start contacting landowners.
February 22, 2017
Xcel Energy is seeking to add a charge to Texas customer bills to recover costs of new and updated high-voltage transmission lines built in 2016 for improved reliability and capacity with the expanding economy of the region.