Tag: electrical equipment

Kazakhstan’s transformer plants to boost exports

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.

US utilities join forces to stockpile critical electrical equipment

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.

Jos Electricity invested over $10M in new transformers

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.

Tangedco building numerous substations in Tamil Nadu

India, Tamil Nadu: The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) is constructing new substations around the city and its suburbs to tackle the power situation during summer.

Black Sea resort to power up with new transformers

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.

Providence to power up with new substation

USA, Rhode Island: The National Grid expects to start construction on a new substation near the South Street Landing project, in Providence, Rhode Island, next month.

NGCP substation and transformer projects in Pangasinan underway

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.

Tamil Nadu invests $1B in new substations

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.

Electroshield launches International Engineering Centre in Samara

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.

Mitsubishi Electric Asia begins sales in Thailand

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.

Siemens wins substation contract in Iraq

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.

Wesleyan University campus receiving new transformers

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.

ABB wins $40 million order from Sri Lanka

Zurich, Switzerland: ABB has won an order worth about $40 million from Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to supply new 220 kV substations and upgrade an existing substation in Sri Lanka.