Kenya Power has commissioned a $128M gas-insulated substation (GIS) in Nairobi, a modernized indoor 220 kV substation that will replace the 50-year-old facility at Juja Road, boosting power transformer capacity by more than 50 percent.
France: French independent power producer Neoen has signed a framework agreement with Schneider Electric for the supply of photovoltaic, transformer, monitoring and switchgear solutions to 750 MW of solar projects across three continents.
USA, Indianapolis: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., an independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products, has launched an all-new product that is the company's first uninhibited transformer oil.
Germany: Siemens is supplying a VB1 high-current switchgear with vacuum switching technology and the high-current supply unit for production for the world’s most climate-friendly, energy-efficient aluminium smelting plant being built on Norway's Karmøy peninsula.
USA, Michigan: Siemens has won the contract to supply critical low- and medium-voltage electrical equipment and power transformers for the new Holland Energy Park combined cycle power plant in Michigan, which will replace the aging coal-fired plant.
Egypt, Cairo: Egyptian Ministry of Electricity has signed a $260.7 million (€238 million) contract with a consortium comprising Siemens and El Sewedy Electric T&D for the construction of six power transformer stations.
Equatorial Guinea, Annobon: US-based power management company Eaton will support the construction of a 5 MW solar microgrid system in Annobon Province by providing electrical engineering services and power distribution equipment.