Tag: power grid

Grain Belt power line approved

Missouri, USA: A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday gave approval to the state's portion of a controversial wind power transmission line that would provide energy from the Midwest to a power grid for eastern states.

Xcel Energy upgrades Roswell grid

US, New Mexico, Roswell: Xcel Energy has completed a multi-year $24 M project to boost the reliability and capacity of the city’s power grid.

Lithuania’s power grid project gets €10.8M in EU money

Lithuania, Vilnius: Lithuania has been allocated some €10.8 million ($12.6 million) in EU funding for the optimization of its transmission grid in north-east, a project important for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European network, reports The Baltic Times.

Three-port transformers could help integrate solar PV in the grid

USA: Working to expand solar energy use and find an efficient and cost-effective way to address the natural intermittency of photovoltaic power, researchers at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) are using three-port transformers that enable combined solar and battery grid integration.

Egypt sets 3-year plan for T&D works worth $2.1B

Egypt, Cairo: Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Energy has unveiled plans to upgrade the existing power grid and carry out projects to bolster power distribution and transmission at the three-year investments financed by local banks, reports Zawya.

ABB announces Q1 2017 results

ABB has announced its first quarter results for 2017, delivering its second consecutive quarter of revenue growth, according to the company press release.

Bangladesh awards $30M substation order to enhance power grid

Switzerland, Zurich: ABB has won a $30 million substation order from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd (PGCB), the country’s national transmission utility, to enhance transmission capacity and boost electricity supply to more than 250,000 households in the country.