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DEME Offshore-Prysmian consortium bag CVOW contract from Dominion Energy 

November 8, 2021
DEME Offshore US LLC (DEME Offshore), the world's largest offshore wind farm contractor, announced that it has won a USD1.1 billion-plus Balance of Plant (BoP) contract in a consortium with Prysmian Powerlink for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, from Dominion Energy Virginia—a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc.

Siemens Energy, Aker Solutions bag first US offshore wind grid connection 

October 27, 2021
Siemens Energy, in a consortium with Aker Solutions, has been awarded its first offshore grid connection project in the US. The company will supply the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system to bring green energy from 924 MW Sunrise Wind—New York’s first utility-scale offshore wind project, to the mainland.

GE Research and Prolec GE to install world's first flexible transformer in Mississippi 

October 20, 2021
Cooperative Energy has teamed up with GE Research and Prolec GE to develop and install the world's first flexible large power transformer at its major substation in Columbia, Mississippi. This substation is part of a service network that serves power to over half a million consumers in Mississippi.

SB Energy inks 2 GWh iron flow battery agreement with ESS Inc 

October 4, 2021
SB Energy, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group, has inked a framework agreement with Oregon-based ESS Inc for the deployment of 2 GWh of iron electrolyte flow battery systems to complement solar power projects in Texas and California through 2026.



Latin America


Paraguay awards contract for 500 kV Valenzuela transmission project 

September 13, 2021
The state-run electricity company of Paraguay Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) has awarded contracts for building the 500 kV Valenzuela transmission project.

Hitachi to supply power reactors for 500 kV project in La Guajira, Colombia 

September 6, 2021
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has received a contract from Colombian Grupo Energía Bogotá’s (GEB), to supply power reactors for the 500 kV Colectora–Cuestecitas–La Loma Transmission Line and Associated Network Project. As per the contract, Hitachi will be involved in the design, manufacture, transportation, installation, training and delivery of the single-phase, 500 kV line reactors for the project in La Guajira.

Ecuadorian Transelectric awards USD26 million transmission projects 

September 2, 2021
Ecuador's state-owned power company, La Empresa Pública Estratégica Corporación Eléctrica del Ecuador (CELEC EP), through its transmission unit Transelectric, has awarded USD26 million worth of transmission works to various local companies.

Chilean CEN awards USD202 million worth transmission works 

August 16, 2021
Chilean national electricity system coordinator, Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional (CEN), has awarded USD202 million worth of transmission works under the Expansion Works of Decree No. 171/2020, and Exempt Decrees No. 418/2017, No. 293/2018 and No. 198/2019.



Asia Pacific


Contract worth AUD5.5 million awarded for Marinus Link 

December 3, 2021
Tasmania’s TasNetworks has recently awarded an AUD5.5 million contract for works under the Second Bass Strait Interconnector (Marinus Link).

Vietnamese PECC 2 and PPMB 3 sign consulting agreement for transmission project 

November 24, 2021
Power Construction Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 (PECC 2), a Vietnam-based company engaged in the power services industry, has signed an agreement with Power Project Management Board 3 (PPMB 3)—a subsidiary of state-owned Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), to consult on a project worth around VND4.8 trillion, aimed at supplying electricity from the national grid to the Con Dao district in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

India’s APTRANSCO awards INR190 million contract under IBRD-funded project 

November 17, 2021
Indian state transmission utility Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APTRANSCO) has recently awarded a contract under Andhra Pradesh’s 24x7 Power for All project.

India’s Tata Projects secures 400 kV transmission line deal in Bangladesh 

November 12, 2021
India’s Tata Projects Limited has signed a deal with Bangladesh's Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) for constructing a 400 kV double-circuit transmission line project.



Europe


UK’s Moray West awards contract for supply of two offshore substations 

December 3, 2021
Germany’s equipment manufacturer Siemens and Smulders Projects UK’s subsidiary Lemants have been selected by developer Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited to supply two offshore substations for the Moray West offshore wind farm.

Italy’s Terna awards contract for Tyrrhenian Link project 

December 1, 2021
Italy’s transmission system operator (TSO) Terna has awarded contracts to Prysmian and Nexans (in association with Roda and Mive) for the supply and installation of submarine and underground cables for the 1 GW Tyrrhenian Link project.

Tekmar Energy bags CPS contract for German Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm 

November 23, 2021
The UK-based Tekmar Energy Limited has been awarded a contract by Global Offshore, to supply cable protection systems (CPS) for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany.

Prysmian Group wins submarine cable link contract from Italy’s Terna 

November 23, 2021
Italy’s Prysmian Group has won a submarine cable connection contract from the country’s transmission system operator (TSO), Terna to connect the island of Elba and Piombino on the Italian mainland.



Middle East & Africa


Nigerian TCN awards contract to Italian company for NETAP project 

November 4, 2021
Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has awarded a USD2.28 million World Bank-funded contract to Italian Centro Elettrotecnico Sperimentale Italiano (CESI) S.P.A for providing consultancy services under the Nigeria Electricity Transmission Project (NETAP).

ESCOM awards contracts under MOMA project in Malawi [free access]

October 21, 2021
Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has awarded key agreements for the development of a 218-km transmission interconnector and Matambo substation under the Mozambique–Malawi Interconnection Project (MOMA). The interconnector will run from the 400 kV Matambo substation in Mozambique to the 400 kV Phombeya substation in Malawi, and also involves the extension of the two substations.

Contracts awarded for OMVS project in Western Africa 

October 18, 2021
Société de Gestion de Manantali (SOGEM) has awarded contracts for the supply, delivery, installation and testing of 225 kV transformer bays under the World Bank-funded Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) Transmission Expansion Project.

Egyptian EETC awards two cable contracts 

October 12, 2021
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded cable contracts worth USD17 million to Egytech Cables, and Egypt Cable and Al-Gammal Contracting to power a 22/66 kV gas-insulated substation (GIS) for Zayed's monorail line in Cairo.