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Arkansas steel mill plans $1.2B expansion

USA, Arkansas: Big River Steel announced it will expand its operations near Osceola with a $1.2 billion investment that will double its steel production and create some 500 new employees, reports Arkansas Online.

Xcel Energy implementing $3B transmission grid expansion

USA, Texas: Xcel Energy is implementing a number of electricity transmission projects within its larger “Power for the Plains” effort, a $3 billion investment program aimed at expanding the company’s power transmission network in Texas and New Mexico by 2021.

Nigeria secures total of $576M for transmission grid expansion

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has managed to secure a funding of $406 million from the World Bank for the transmission expansion projects across the country, as well as further $170 million from the African Development Bank (AFDB) for five new transmission projects in the capital.

AK Steel invests $71M in new R&D centre and production expansion

USA, Ohio: AK Steel has launched its new Research and Innovation Center in Middletown, Ohio, a $36 million investment which follows their last year’s $35 million expansion of the high-efficiency electrical steel production for the transformer and power distribution market.

USD 7M substation expansion project approved in Delaware

USA, Delaware: Delmarva Power and Light Co. officials can move forward with a $7 million project to expand the Midway substation along Route 1 near the Dartmouth Drive intersection in Lewes, a town in the Cape Region in Sussex County.

PGCIL awards $37.3M substation and transformer contract

India: Sterling and Wilson have been awarded a substation extension contract by Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) for the expansion of 400 kV and 132 kV substations under the North Eastern Region of India’s Strengthening Scheme – IV & VII, spread over five states.
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Ergon expands operations in Asia

USA, Mississippi: Ergon, currently the world's largest producer of naphthenic specialty products and second largest manufacturer of bright stock, has announced continued global expansion with a new bulk storage terminal in Ulsan, South Korea, as well as a new regional office in Singapore.

$48M substation expansion underway

USA, Ohio: FirstEnergy is expanding a substation in Wampum, Pennsylvania to accommodate new high-voltage electrical equipment designed to reinforce the regional electric system and enhance service reliability.

FirstEnergy installs four massive transformers in Frederick

USA, Maryland: FirstEnergy Corp. is expanding a transmission substation in Frederick, Maryland, to accommodate new voltage-regulating equipment designed to help reinforce the electric system, support load growth and enhance service reliability in Potomac Edison's service area.

Carranza substation inaugurated in Mexico

Mexico, Baja California: Following the Mexican government investment of $12.5 million into electric power infrastructure in Baja California, the eastern area of Mexicali has received a new substation in Carranza and an expansion of Carranza and Centennial power lines.