Latest News


ABB wins $30M Bangladesh project

Oct 24, 2014

In a bid to strengthen its electricity grid, the Power Grid Company of Bangladesh has granted a $30 million project to the Swiss engineering conglomerate ABB. The order is to … read more


US drops duties on GOES imports

Oct 24, 2014

The US Commerce Department has dropped plans to set  dumping margins on imports of grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) from China, Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea and Russia. The department determined … read more


New alliance shows importance of transformer fire safety and prevention

Oct 23, 2014

Sentry Depressurization Systems, Inc., the innovators of a device designed to prevent transformer fires, has announced a new business partnership with Prolec GE Internacional. The alliance will allow Sentry Fast … read more


Alstom to provide grid monitoring in Great Britain

Oct 23, 2014

Alstom has been awarded a contract by ScottishPower Transmission to provide a flexible wide area monitoring solution. The  system will improve visibility of system voltage and stability limits across the … read more


Premature failure leads to new transformer

Oct 23, 2014

A new 30-ton transformer worth $380,000 was delivered to the Slavens Substation near the Glen Canyon dam in northern Arizona, U.S. last week. The transformer replaces a 22-year-old unit that … read more


ABB reports growth in power products business

Oct 22, 2014

In its financial results report for Q3, ABB has announced an increase in orders of 28 percent across its power infrastructure and oil and gas businesses. As for the company’s … read more


Cleveland Utility completes ten-year inspections plan

Oct 22, 2014

An initiative from Cleveland Utilities (CU) to inspect and provide updates to an expanding network of pad-mounted transformers and switch gears has concluded its ten-year cycle. Crews inspected 1,253 single-phase … read more