Eskom and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed a loan agreement worth $102 million to help finance projects aimed at strengthening Eskom’s power transmission grid along the west coast of South Africa.
GERMANY, Stuttgart: GE Power’s Grid Solutions business and German transmission system operator TransnetBW have signed a contract for a turnkey solution to upgrade the 380 kV Eichstetten substation, which is one of the substations in “Badische Rheinschiene” region, a highly loaded link in the transmission grid of southwest Germany.
Philippines, the Visayas: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the islands of Visayas last week damaged four out of six transformers Ormoc City in Leyte, according to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).
PowerTender is launching a new digital marketplace that will change the conditions for buying and selling power products completely. Now, buyers and sellers can meet digitally on an independent global platform – a revolutionary development in an industry that is constantly moving forward.
Pakistan, Karachi: K-Electric, Pakistan’s power company, has announced the biggest private sector investment plan of $1 billion to set up 900 MW dual-fired power plant and build the supporting transmission infrastructure in order to overcome energy crisis in Karachi.
In its 14th edition, Transformers Magazine continues with its educational and informative content, bringing an array of articles on relevant topics that, we hope, will be of interest to all stakeholders in the industry.
South Africa, Johannesburg: Brian Molefe, the former Eskom Chief Executive, is expected to resume his position as head on Monday 15 May 2017, after Eskom decided to revoke its decision to pay him a pension pay-out, reports ESI-Africa.
From 20-22 June, Berlin will become the centre of the global transformer industry as thousands of companies gather to network, make new connections and keep up-to-date with the latest industry developments.
Croatia, Zagreb: Croatian manufacturer of distribution and special transformers KONČAR – D&ST has signed a contract to acquire a majority stake in the Polish transformer manufacturer Power Engineering Transformatory based in Czerwonak, Poznan.
USA, Washington: The largest public utility district (PUD) in Mason County, Washington, PUD No.3, expects to build four to five new substations over the next decade in order to keep up with the growing electricity demand.