Tag: Canada

Hydro One energizes 230 kV transmission line

Canada: Hydro One, with Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation announced the completion of the Niagara Reinforcement Line.

Storm caused transformer fire

The Ponoka County area experienced power outages of varying lengths during the late afternoon on Wednesday due to lightning and thunderstorm after a transformer was struck by lightning and caught fire.

Hydro Quebec substation gets upgraded

Canada: GE’s Grid Solutions business won a contract to perform key upgrades on Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation’s protection and control systems.

WSP wins contract for Zambia-Congo interconnector

Canadian engineering company WSP has been awarded a contract by the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), a partnership of national electricity companies in the region, for the construction of a 330 kV transmission line between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), reports GCR.

ABB successfully tests Canadian HVDC link

Canada: ABB has successfully tested the Maritime Link – an HVDC link that will enable Canadian electric utility Emera to exchange electricity between the Island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.

ABB opens new Canada headquarters in Montreal

Canada: ABB has officially inaugurated its new $90 million Canadian headquarters and Customer Innovation Center, which will serve 700 employees who were previously spread across six locations in Greater Montreal.