Tag: USA

New Mexico to consider approval for $2B transmission project

USA, New Mexico: Developers of a $2 billion transmission project that will serve as a path to get renewable energy from New Mexico and Arizona to large markets in the American Southwest are waiting for final approvals as they move toward starting construction on two massive transmission lines and other infrastructure.

Duke Energy to invest $36B on power projects by 2026

USA, North Carolina: U.S. electricity company Duke Energy announced it has allocated investments of $25 billion to be spent on grid modernization and $11 billion for expanding renewable and natural gas-fired power generation over 2017 to 2026.

US levies 60.81% anti-dumping duties on S. Korean power transformers

South Korean power transformer manufacturer Hyundai Electric and Energy Systems has been informed by the U.S. Commerce Department of a decision to impose an anti-dumping duty of 60.81 % on its large power transformers shipped to the U.S. between August of 2015 and July of 2016, reports KBS World.

Met-Ed Service Area to receive $348M upgrades

USA, Pennsylvania: FirstEnergy expects to invest about $348 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to help enhance reliability for more than 560,000 customers in the Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) service territory in Pennsylvania.

Foxconn might get $140 million electricity project

USA, Milwaukee: American Transmission Co. will seek state approval for a $140 million project in order to run electrical power to the huge manufacturing complex that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build in Racine County, Milwaukee.

MISO Board approves $2.6B transmission spending package

USA, Indiana: The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)’s Board of Directors has approved the Regional Transmission Organization (RTO)’s annual Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP 17), valued at $2.6 billion.

DOE opts for industry-led emergency transformer stockpiles

USA, Washington D.C.: The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) has informed Congress that it does not favour creation of a federally-owned emergency stockpile of high-voltage grid transformers that could be dispatched around the country to speed recovery from natural disasters, cybersecurity attacks or violent space weather, reports E&E News.