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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


Ecuador Transelectric awards USD50 million transmission contracts 

June 15, 2021
Ecuador's state-owned power company, La Empresa Pública Estratégica Corporación Eléctrica del Ecuador (CELEC EP), through its transmission unit Transelectric, has awarded transmission contracts worth USD49.86 million under the Inter-American Development Bank (IaDB)-funded Support for the Advancement of Energy Matrix Change Programme.

Spanish Abengoa bags 220 kV line contract from Peruvian ENGIE 

May 19, 2021
Spanish multinational corporation, Abengoa, has bagged a contract from ENGIE Energía Perú for the construction of a 220 kV line, which will evacuate power generated from the upcoming 260 MW Punta Lomitas wind farm located in the southern region of Ica, Peru.

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.



Asia Pacific


Pakistan’s NTDC signs agreements with Siemens for grid upgradation projects 

June 16, 2021
Pakistan’s state-owned high voltage network developer, National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC), has recently signed three agreements with Germany’s Siemens Energy, for extension and augmentation works at its 220 kV grid stations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Punjab and Sindh.

Australian Powerlink awards AUD150 million contract to UGL 

June 3, 2021
Queensland’s transmission system operator (TSO) Powerlink has awarded a contract worth AUD150 million to Australian Construction, Infrastructure, Mining and Concessions (CIMIC) Group’s subsidiary UGL, for the construction of a 275 kV transmission line and switching station.

Australian state awards battery project worth AUD3.5 billion to Edify 

May 25, 2021
The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has awarded an AUD3.5 billion contract to Royal Dutch Shell and renewable energy firm, Edify for building a 100-MW battery.

Indian POWERGRID awards contract to Salsar Techno [free access]

May 24, 2021
India’s largest grid network developer, Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID), has awarded a contract worth INR2.38 billion to Salsar Techno Engineering Limited, for the construction of transmission line and substations in the state of Arunachal Pradesh.



Europe


Switzerland’s Hitachi ABB Power Grids to provide Europe’s largest BESS in Finland 

June 16, 2021
Switzerland’s technology provider Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been awarded a contract to provide Finnish nuclear power company, Teollisuuden Voima (TVO), with one of Europe's largest battery energy storage systems (BESS) on the island of Olkiluoto.

Germany’s Innogy to provide power balance services to Czech Republic’s ČEPS 

June 3, 2021
The German energy group Innogy will provide power balance services for the Czech Republic’s power transmission system operator (TSO), ČEPS, as an integrated aggregator.

Empower, Leonhard Weiss to renew Tsirguliina–Viru transmission line in Estonia 

June 2, 2021
Finnish implementer of zero-emission energy solutions Enersense International's Estonian subsidiary, Empower, and Estonia's electricity and gas transmission system operator (TSO) Elering, have signed an agreement on the renewal of the 330 kV, 200-km-long Tsirguliina–Viru transmission line in Estonia.

UK’s National Grid to use power flow technology to unlock 1.5 GW of electric capacity 

May 24, 2021
The UK’s transmission system operator (TSO) National Grid is using transformational technology to unlock 1.5 GW of network capacity, which is enough renewable energy (RE) to power one million homes supporting the UK’s net-zero ambitions.



Middle East & Africa


Qatar’s KAHRAMAA awards Taihan Cable USD132 million transmission contract 

June 8, 2021
Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has awarded a USD131.7 million contract to South Korean Taihan Cable & Solution for building a power transmission system for Qatar’s Facility E Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP) project.

Local Alfanar bags SAR85 million, 380 kV substation expansion contract from Saudi’s SEC 

June 7, 2021
Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has awarded the local Alfanar Construction with a SAR84.6 million contract for the expansion of a 380 kV substation at Khasm Al Aan, 9017 bulk supply point (BSP).

TDP bags SAR287 million worth 380 kV switching substation contract from Saudi’s SEC 

June 2, 2021
Saudi-based Trading Development Partnership (TDP) has bagged a contract worth SAR287 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) for the construction of 380 kV switching substation 9097.

Kuwait’s PAHW awards KWD29 million substations contract to Saudi’s NCC 

June 1, 2021
Recently, Kuwait’s Public Authority of Housing Welfare (PAHW) awarded a KWD28.9 million contract to Saudi-based National Contracting Company (NCC) for the construction of 12x132/11kV substations.