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Alstom wins German €50m turnkey substation project

Dec 18, 2014

Alstom Grid has been granted eleven turnkey substation projects worth more than €50 million by the German distribution network operator, Netze BW. The project further includes the construction and upgrade … read more


ZTR to supply 26 transformers to Ukrenergo

Dec 17, 2014

Zaporozhtransformator (ZTR), a Ukrainian transformer manufacturer, has signed a contract to supply 26 transformers to Ukrenergo. As part of the 750 kV power lines project, ZTR will construct seven autotransformers of varying … read more


Kenya Power seeks investors for power distribution system overhaul

Dec 17, 2014

In a bid to improve and expand power distribution throughout the country, Kenya Power plans to construct 36 new substations within its borders, and is looking for investors to back … read more


Abengoa selected for $27.2M Argentina power transmission project

Dec 17, 2014

Abengoa, a Spanish company that uses innovative technology towards sustainability, has been granted a power transmission project by Gerdau. The $27.2 million project in central Argentina will supply electricity to … read more


Hitachi, ABB announce joint transmission market plans in Japan

Dec 16, 2014

Hitachi and ABB are nearing an agreement for a joint venture to market power transmission equipment in Japan. The deal would see Hitachi take a majority stake in the business, … read more


Transformer explosion causes outage at White House, other buildings

Dec 16, 2014

Outages were reported at the White House yesterday, after a transformer exploded at the Office of Personnel Management, according to a D.C. Police spokesman. Outages were also reported at the … read more


Pakistan-ADB sign $248M power infrastructure improvement agreement

Dec 15, 2014

Pakistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have made a load and project agreement totalling $248 million. The collaboration will see improvements to Pakistan’s power distribution infrastructure, including several new … read more