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Wartsila selected by RWE for 80 MWh BESS project 

April 7, 2021
Finnish energy solutions provider Wärtsilä has bagged a contract to supply a 40 MW/80 MWh DC-coupled solar plus storage system to the Hickory Park Solar project in Georgia, USA, from RWE Renewables.

Fugro secures contract for cable route survey for offshore wind in Maine 

February 19, 2021
The Netherlands-based offshore and onshore geotechnical and survey services company Fugro, has secured a contract from the New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV)—a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind (subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation) and RWE Renewables—to conduct a cable route survey for the New England Aqua Ventus I floating wind project off the coast of Maine.

EoS secures contract for California energy storage project [free access]

January 7, 2021
New Jersey-based EoS Energy Storage LLC—an energy equipment and solution provider—secured a USD20 million contract from EnerSmart, a developer, owner and operator of utility-scale energy storage projects to provide at least 90 MWh, and as much as 180 MWh, of energy storage over the next 24 months.

Ventolines bags consultancy contract for Massachusetts offshore wind project 

December 17, 2020
The Netherlands-headquartered Ventolines has got on board as the offshore wind expertise partner for the Mayflower Wind Project in Massachusetts, USA.



Latin America


Spanish Elecnor wins EUR44 million contract for Tucano wind farm BOP and transmission lines in Brazil 

April 29, 2021
Spanish Elecnor has been awarded a EUR44 million contract, for the construction of the 322 MW Tucano wind farm in the Bahía region, from Brazilian company AES Brasil.

Paraguayan ANDE awards USD37 million worth transmission contracts 

December 8, 2020
Paraguay’s state-owned power company, Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), has awarded transmission contracts worth USD37 million.

CELEC EP awards contract for Ecuadorian portion of 500 kV Ecuador–Peru project 

November 16, 2020
Ecuador's state-owned power company, La Empresa Pública Estratégica Corporación Eléctrica del Ecuador (CELEC EP), has selected Chinese Changjiang Institute of Survey Planning Design and Research for providing design consultancy services for the Ecuadorian section of the 500 kV Peru–Ecuador Interconnection project.

Spanish Abengoa bags 500 kV line project in Chile 

November 4, 2020
Spanish multinational corporation, Abengoa, has bagged a contract from the Transmisora del Pacífico, a unit of Chilean power transmission company Transelec SA, for the execution of the Nueva Puerto Montt–Nueva Ancud transmission line project.



Asia Pacific


Pacific Energy to build 42 MW BESS in Western Australia 

April 29, 2021
Contract Power Australia, a subsidiary of Pacific Energy, has recently signed a contract with Fortescue Metals Group’s subsidiary Pilbara Energy (Generation) Pty Limited for building Western Australia’s largest network-integrated Battery Energy Storage System (BESS).

Indian state utility awards orders worth INR470 million to Salasar Techno 

April 27, 2021
Indian state transmission company, Rajasthan Rajya Vidhyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (RRVPNL), has recently awarded orders worth INR470 million to Salasar Techno Engineering Limited —an India-based multi-conglomerate in the engineering and infrastructure industry.

Nepal’s NEA awards grid upgradation deal to GE Renewables 

March 25, 2021
The state-owned power utility Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has recently awarded a contract to GE Renewable Energy's Grid Solutions to upgrade three gas-insulated substations (GIS) in Khimti, Barhabise and Lapsiphedi in Nepal.

Indian L&T wins key transmission contracts 

February 22, 2021
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has recently bagged key transmission contracts in India as well as overseas.



Europe


Finland’s Fingrid awards clean-air switchgear order to Siemens Energy 

April 27, 2021
Germany’s Siemens Energy AG has won a contract to deliver clean-air switchgear equipment to Finnish transmission system operator (TSO) Fingrid.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to deliver power STATCOMs for Germany’s energy transition 

April 20, 2021
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has won two orders for static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) system power quality solutions from German transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion.

Greek Mytilineos signs EUR21.2 million deal for substations in Albania 

April 19, 2021
Greek industrial group Mytilineos has signed a EUR21.2 million contract with Albanian power transmission system operator (TSO), Operatori i Sistemit të Transmetimit (OST sh.a), for the construction and extension of substations in the country.

Energinet awards contracts for artificial energy island projects 

April 12, 2021
Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has selected Dutch geophysical services company Fugro and Swedish geophysical services company MMT, to carry out seabed surveys related to the plans to build a 10 GW artificial energy island in the North Sea.



Middle East & Africa


Elsewedy Electric, Hitachi ABB, ABB Egypt to set up control centre in Delta region 

April 27, 2021
Egyptian Elsewedy Electric’s subsidiary, Elsewedy Electric for Trading & Distribution, has signed a partnership contract with Hitachi ABB Power Grids and ABB Egypt for establishing a new transmission control centre in the Delta region, valued at EGP870 million. Of the total share, Elsewedy’s share is set at EGP439 million.

Local Capital Lights bags SAR69 million 132 kV connection contract from Saudi’s SEC 

April 21, 2021
Recently, Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has awarded Saudi-based Capital Lights a SAR69.6 million contract to connect the NEMAR substation 8375 with the country’s 132 kV network.

Spanish Abengoa bags 400 kV line contract from UAE’s TRANSCO 

April 19, 2021
Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO), subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), has awarded a EUR3.5 million contract to Spanish Abengoa’s transmission and infrastructure vertical – Abengoa Inabensa, for establishing and modifying a 400 kV line in Abu Dhabi.

Indian L&T secures 132/11 kV substations contract in Dubai 

April 19, 2021
India-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured a contract for the design and construction of two 132/11 kV substations in Dubai, United Arab of Emirates (UAE).