Tag: construction

Shaanxi Power to invest $4.8B in power distribution network by 2020

China: Shaanxi Regional Electric Power Group (SPG), a large electric power company supplying power to more than 1,000 townships in 70 counties and districts in nine municipalities of Shaanxi province, is planning to invest close to $4.8 billion by 2020 in order to build a modern power distribution network.

Construction of two substations begins in Estonia

Estonia: Merko Infra, part of a large Estonian construction company Merko Ehitus group, and Elering, Estonia’s national power transmission operator company, have signed contracts for the construction of Kilingi-Nõmme and Tsirguliina substations in Estonia.

New Mexico to consider approval for $2B transmission project

USA, New Mexico: Developers of a $2 billion transmission project that will serve as a path to get renewable energy from New Mexico and Arizona to large markets in the American Southwest are waiting for final approvals as they move toward starting construction on two massive transmission lines and other infrastructure.

DEWA awards 4 substation contracts

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded contracts valued at $348.5 million for the construction of four 400/132 kV substations.

Austin to get third substation downtown

USA, Texas: City of Austin’s municipal utility provider Austin Energy is set to build a third substation in the downtown grid by 2020, aiming to avoid recurring power outages in the city’s economic powerhouse.