Tag: electric

Ethiopian Electric Utility secures $500M Chinese loan

The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) has secured a loan worth $500M from the Chinese government for the rehabilitation of electric power distribution lines in 54 towns and construction of distribution centres at 17 industrial parks.

New substation and transmission line to be built in Southern Oregon

USA, Oregon: Electric utility Pacific Power remains on course with plans to build a substation, with power transformers and associated electrical equipment, near the intersection of Tresham Lane and Highway 234 in Gold Hill, Oregon, as part of an $80 million transmission line upgrade.

Siemens and Sumitomo Electric win HVDC order in India

Germany: A consortium between Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an HVDC order from Indian transmission operator Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID) to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system.

WEG to supply 308-tonne transformer for 207 MW wind farm

Brazil: Electric equipment and transformer manufacturer WEG will supply a power transformer 275 MVA, 525 kV transformer for the 207 MW Santa Vitoria do Palmar wind complex in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state.

TBEA wins $98M transmission project in Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has awarded a $98 million contract to the Chinese company TBEA Contractor Ltd. for the construction of Bole-Lemi and Kilinto industry zone power transmission project in Addis Ababa.

$8.6M transformer project for the Canaries and Balearics completed

Spain, Madrid: Spanish largest electric utility company Endesa has completed a €7.6 million ($8.6 million) improvement project aimed at ensuring reliable operation of its power plants in the Canary and Balearic Islands in the event of a failure of the main transformers.

Northeast-Pocono transmission project completed

USA, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Power & Light (PPL) Electric Utilities completed the Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project, a $350 million investment in new substations and power lines made to boost regional reliability.

CG to sell overseas power business for $126M

India, Mumbai: Electrical equipment and transformer manufacturer Crompton Greaves Ltd has agreed to sell its international power business to the U.S. private equity firm First Reserve International Ltd for an enterprise value of €115 million ($126 million), according to VC Circle.

Korean company signs MoU with Egypt on $200M project

South Korea: South Korea’s trading firm Daewoo International Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian government on electric power transmission and distribution procurement for $200 million.

Three enormous power transformers transported through Suffolk

United Kingdom, Suffolk: Last week three enormous electrical transformers were transported by road from Lowestoft docks to Sizewell, the slow-moving convoys causing disruption over three days on the B1122 as it made its way through small villages.

New power transformer factory to be set up in Cambodia

Cambodia, Phnom Penh: Pestech International Berhad, a Malaysian electric power technology company, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State Grid Corporation of China to jointly launch a power transformer factory in Cambodia and develop infrastructure projects throughout the country.