Tag: contract

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.

Vinci Energies wins $242M T&D contract in Senegal

VINCI Energies has won the Société d’Electricité du Sénégal (SENELEC) contract to install five new extra high voltage transformer stations, nearly 200 km of overhead and underground EHV transmission lines, and over 100 distribution substations in various parts of the country and a regional load dispatch centre.

GE wins $320M HVDC contract in South Korea

Korea, Seoul: GE Power has been awarded a $320 million contract through its joint venture, KAPES, by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to provide equipment and deliver a 4 GW HVDC transmission link from the power complex located East of South Korea, to Seoul’s metropolitan area.

Chinese firms get $94M Turkana power line tender

Kenya: A consortium of Chinese companies has been awarded a $94 million contract by Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) to complete the transmission line linking Lake Turkana Wind Power to Kenya’s national grid by August 31, following the termination of the contract with a Spanish firm last year.

Chinese JV wins substation contract in Nepal

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has selected a Chinese contractor to build a 220 kV substation in Barhabise. The planned facility is one of six substations the state-owned power utility is building to improve power distribution in the Kathmandu Valley and adjoining districts.

Abengoa wins interconnection contract for a wind farm in Argentina

Argentina, Patagonia: Abengoa has been awarded a contract by Aluar, the company engaged in the aluminium sector, for the installation of a substation and the section of line that proceeds to a wind farm that Aluar is building in Puerto Madryn in Argentine Patagonia.

ABB wins $60 million order to feed nuclear power to UK grid

ABB has been awarded a $60 million contract by the leading UK utility, National Grid, to build a new indoor high-voltage substation in Shurton, to integrate electricity produced by the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, southwest England, and feed it into the power network.