Tag: power transmission

New Jamalpur substation finally in operation

India, Gurugram: The power transmission company Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN) has commissioned the 66 kV Jamalpur substation, whose work was left halfway in 2017 after the contracted company could not complete the project.

L&T wins $669.3M T&D contracts

India: Larsen & Toubro’s Construction’s Power Transmission & Distribution business has been awarded $669.3 million worth of engineering procurement construction (EPC) contracts for several transmission and distribution projects, reports EBR.

DEWA to allocate $7.2B for energy projects in 2018

UAE, Dubai: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE has approved Dubai Electricity & Water Authority’s (DEWA) total budget of $7.2 billion for 2018, which incorporates investments in conventional and non-conventional energy sources, advanced technologies and innovative projects.

USD 181M transmission upgrade planned in New York State

USA, New York: New York State Independent System Operator officials are backing a $181 million plan to build a power transmission project that would run from Royalton in Niagara County to Elma in southern Erie County, New York State.

ABB wins $130M power order in the UK

ABB has won an order of around $130 million to build the power transmission infrastructure for EDF Energy’s new Hinkley Point C power plant in Somerset, UK.

Banks invest $150M in $1B power transmission project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), with co-financing from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), will provide $150 million for an ongoing power transmission project in India, whose aim is to deliver more clean energy.

$2.9M transformer deal signed for Sarajevo substation

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo: Bosnian state-owned power transmission system operator Elektroprenos BiH signed a $2.9 million (€2.5 million) deal with a consortium of local companies and the Serbian unit of German engineering group Siemens for the construction of a power 110/20(10)/10 kV transformer within the existing substation.

ADB grants $600M loan for power system upgrades

Indonesia, Sumatra: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide $600 million loan to Indonesia’s state electricity corporation, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), to upgrade transmission and distribution system in Sumatra.

Eskom signs $160M power distribution deal with AFD

South Africa: South Africa’s largest utility company Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. signed a 150 million-euro (nearly $160 million) credit agreement with France’s development agency to enhance reliability of the power grid and help the power company improve distribution of electricity.

Haryana to commission 215 additional substations

India, Chandigarh: Haryana state government has revealed plans of commissioning and expansion of hundreds of new and existing substations of various capacities in the next three years in order to strengthen the power transmission and distribution system in the state.

FirstEnergy invested $30M in new power transformers in Ohio

USA, Ohio: FirstEnergy has made an investment of $690 million in the Ohio Edison service area on power transmission and distribution infrastructure, including building new transmission lines, new substations, and installing new power transformers.