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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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, 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 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 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.