Kazakhstan, Astana: Kazakhstan’s electrical equipment manufacturer Alageum Electric Holding has ensured support from the export credit insurance corporation KazExportGarant, which will allow Alageum and its transformer manufacturing plants to increase their exports.
USA, Delaware: Large U.S. utilities are joining forces to fund the creation of a new Delaware company, Grid Assurance LLC., which will stockpile critical pieces of electrical equipment that can be rushed to power companies if they are hit by terrorist attacks, earthquakes or other disasters that could cause extended blackouts.
Nigeria, Jos: The Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) has invested more than $10 million into procuring new transformers and other essential electrical equipment to ensure a more efficient service supply.
Russia, Krasnodar Krai: South Western Electric Networks, a branch of PJSC Kubanenergo, will reconstruct two substations this year which supply power to the city of Anapa and its suburbs in Krasnodar region, the Black Sea.
Egypt, Cairo: Egyptian Ministry of Electricity has announced it will sign an agreement with Siemens to establish six new electricity transmission stations at a cost of $268 million, according to Ahram Online.
The Philippines, Pangasinan: The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) targets to finish the construction of its new substation in Barangay Balingueo in Sta. Barbara town by March 2016 to keep up with the growing demand for power in the province.
India, Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has announced that new substations will be established at a cost of over $1 billion in order to strengthen the power infrastructure in the state, according to The New Indian Express.
Russia, Samara: Electroshield – TM Samara, Russian transformer and electrical equipment manufacturer, has inaugurated its new International Engineering Centre in Samara, with an aim to become more competitive in the fields of electrical engineering and technology.
Japan, Tokyo: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japanese-based manufacturer of electrical equipment, including power transformers, has announced that Mitsubishi Electric Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has begun conducting domestic sales.
Iraq, Bagdad: Iraqi Ministry of Electricity has announced that Siemens has signed a contract for electricity substation work in Iraq including the supply of electrical equipment and civil works for several 132 kV gas insulated substations, according to Arabian Industry.
USA, Connecticut: This summer crews around Wesleyan University campus will be working hard on several major maintenance and capital projects designed to support Wesleyan’s ultimate goal of creating a more interconnected and sustainable campus.
USA, Pittsburgh: Power management company Eaton has announced multiple contracts to provide engineering services, a solar inverter, and electrical distribution equipment for a 1.9 MW solar project at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
USA, Minnesota: Great River Energy has proposed construction of a new electrical substation in Big Sandy, Minnesota, in order to avoid future low voltage issues and maintain reliable electric service in the Big Sandy Lake area.