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Siemens Receives Order For Grand Bend Wind Farm In Canada

SOURCE: Siemens | 17 April 2015

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 40 SWT-3.2-113 direct drive wind turbines. Customer is Grand Bend Wind Limited Partnership, a partnership between Northland Power Inc., a Canadian independent power producer based in Toronto, and two local First Nations, the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation).

Dominion Virginia Power Receives Affirmation From The Virginia Supreme Court To Build Transmission Line Across James River

SOURCE: Dominion | 16 April 2015

Dominion Virginia Power is pleased with the Supreme Court of Virginia's unanimous upholding of the State Corporation Commission's order approving the construction of a proposed 500-kilovolt transmission line over the James River from Surry to James City County.

Siemens Puts Converter Stations Of HVDC Link Between France And Spain Into Operation

SOURCE: Siemens | 16 April 2015

With initial testing, Siemens began commissioning the converter stations for a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link between France and Spain. The HVDC transmission system will commence commercial operation in the middle of 2015. It will double the energy exchange capacity between the two countries, which currently stands at 1400 MW.

Amec Foster Wheeler Awarded Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Decommissioning And Research Framework Contract

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 16 April 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a four-year contract by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), increasing the range of services it currently provides.

Sembcorp Grows Its Renewable Energy Operations In Hebei Province Of China

SOURCE: Sembcorp. | 15 April 2015

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) continues its growth momentum in the renewable energy business. In China, the company’s renewable energy business is expanding in Huanghua, Hebei province, with the development of two wind farms.

Unit 2 At Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Begins Scheduled Refueling Outage

SOURCE: PPL Corporation | 11 April 2015

Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid late Friday (4/10) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

AREVA Signs Agreements For The Development Of The Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant Project

SOURCE: AREVA | 11 April 2015

During the visit of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, in France, AREVA signed two agreements with its Indian partners for the preparation of the Jaitapur EPR project.

ABB To Support Power Infrastructure Development In North Indian State Of Punjab

SOURCE: ABB | 08 April 2015

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $15 million from Techno Electric and Engineering Company Ltd. (Techno), an Indian EPC player, to deliver gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) and transformers for a 400/220 kilovolt (kV) substation at Patran in Punjab. The project is due for completion in 2016.

DONG Energy Takes Over US Offshore Wind Development Project

SOURCE: DONG Energy | 07 April 2015

DONG Energy has agreed to take over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s (RES) more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts.

Nordex Installing Further Wind Farm For STEAG

SOURCE: Nordex | 02 April 2015

Nordex SE has been awarded another contract for the delivery and installation of a wind farm for power producer STEAG New Energies including a 15-year premium service contract. Installation of the seven N100/2500 turbines is to commence in January 2016, with the 17.5 MW farm to go into operation in summer of the same year.