Tag: energy

Arizona-Texas cross-border project gets state approval

USA, Arizona: Arizona state regulators have approved a joint proposal by UniSource Energy Services and a Texas-based Hunt Power for the construction of a cross-border electricity transmission project with a hub in Nogales, and an upgrade of an existing transmission line that serves Santa Cruz County.

Proposal submitted for $250M transmission project in Texas

USA, Texas: Electric utility firm CenterPoint Energy has unveiled plans to upgrade the existing and build new electric transmission infrastructure in order to meet the growing demand from the petrochemical industry along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Sonatrach appoints new CEO

Algeria: The Algerian energy ministry announced the replacement of Amine Mazouzi, chief executive officer at Sonatrach for the past two years.

European Commission to support Africa with $5B energy projects

The European Commission will continue to support Africa by promoting renewables through the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative, as it announced the preparation of 19 new renewable energy projects in Africa, with a total potential investment of €4.8 billion ($5 billion).

DOE emergency transformer study moves to Trump’s queue

USA, Washington D.C.: The U.S. Energy Department’ study on how to create an emergency stockpile of power grid transformers was supposed to be completed by the Obama administration, but the issue now lands in a crowded in-basket for President Trump's designated DOE secretary.

GE to supply converter stations for $2.5B HVDC project

USA, Georgia: Clean Line Energy and GE Energy Connections have announced their collaboration in the development of America's largest clean energy infrastructure project, the Plains & Eastern Clean Line, which is the first overhead high voltage direct current (HVDC) project to be developed in the U.S. in more than 20 years.

Ziehl-Abegg investing $31M in a new facility

Germany, Künzelsau: The Künzelsau-based fan manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg is constructing a new building in the Hohenlohe Business Park in Baden-Württemberg for the manufacture of energy-efficient electric drives and fans.

U.S. high and extra high voltage transformers market report

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "High and Extra High Voltage Transformers - The Most Critical U.S. Electrical Infrastructure Component-Risk and Impact of Solar Storms & Emp Attacks - U.S. Market, Installed Base and Suppliers: 2015-2020 Analysis and Forecasts" report to their offering.

Contract awarded for $13.1M substation project in Los Alamos

USA, New Mexico: Under an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded a design-build substation contract at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to Gardner Zemke Mechanical and Electrical Contractors of Albuquerque.

Two new substations in Sovetskaya Gavan near completion

Russia, Khabarovsk Krai: RAO Energy System of East (part of RusHydro group) has started installation of electrical equipment in two new substations built as part of the electric power delivery system from the new power plant under construction in the city of Sovetskaya Gavan in the Khabarovsk Krai.