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RES receives power project contract from EDF Renewable Energy in New York 

July 6, 2017
Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has been awarded the balance-of-plant (BoP) construction contract for the 80 MW Copenhagen Wind Project developed and owned by EDF Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles.

Southwestern Power selects Coreworx for information management solutions for SunZia project 

June 19, 2017
The Southwestern Power Group has selected software company Coreworx to provide information management solutions for its SunZia Southwest Transmission Project.

Powin Energy to supply battery storage system to SDE&G 

May 30, 2017
Oregon-based Powin Energy has signed a contract with San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E)—Sempra Energy’s subsidiary, for a 6.5 MW/26 MWh battery storage system project to balance clean energy supply with grid demand.

ABB to supply integrated substation to Canada-based Hypertec Group 

May 29, 2017
ABB Limited will supply an integrated substation to Canada-based Hypertec Group to support the expansion of an existing data centre, to meet growing demand.



Latin America


Colombia UPME awards Copey–Cuestecitas and Copey–Fundación projects to ISA 

July 17, 2017
Colombian mining and energy planning unit Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética (UPME) has awarded Copey–Cuestecitas and Copey–Fundación Transmission Lines project to Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) through a public bidding process.

Chilean CNE awards transmission projects in Arica and Chiloé 

June 13, 2017
Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional (CNE) or National Electricity Coordinator of Chile has awarded four transmission projects located between Arica and Chiloé, worth USD288 million.

Spanish and Chinese companies win transmission project contracts in Ecuador 

June 5, 2017
Companies from China and Spain have won transmission project contracts in Ecuador's electricity grid under an Inter-American Development Bank (IaDB)-financed energy programme managed by the power and renewable energy ministry.

Spanish Abengoa receives EUR27.6 million contract from Argentina-based Transener 

May 1, 2017
Spanish Abengoa has been selected by Argentina’s high voltage grid operator Compañía de Transporte de Energía Eléctrica en Alta Tensión Transener S.A. (Transener) to construct a new transformer station in the town of 25 de mayo.



Asia Pacific


Indian KEC secures INR17 billion T&D contracts 

July 12, 2017
India-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company KEC International Limited has secured new contracts aggregating INR16.84 billion in the power transmission and distribution (T&D) segment in domestic and international markets.

Indian Kalpataru bags INR3.9 billion transmission contracts 

July 3, 2017
India-based engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) company Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) has secured INR3.9 billion worth of transmission contracts from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) and other customers.

ABB may acquire stake in L&T’s electrical and automation division 

June 21, 2017
Swiss-Swedish ABB Limited is in discussion with India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) to acquire its electrical and automation division, which generates revenue of INR46.50 billion.

South Korean LS Cable wins KRW370 million cable contract in Singapore 

June 19, 2017
South Korea-based LS Cable & System has won a KRW370 billion contract to install high voltage cables in Singapore.



Europe


Canyon Offshore to trench cables for 1.4 GW North Sea Link 

July 20, 2017
Prysmian PowerLink S.r.l has subcontracted Canyon Offshore Limited, a subsidiary of US’s Helix Energy Solutions Group, for cable trenching services on the 1.4 GW North Sea Link between the UK and Norway.

Germany’s TenneT awards contracts for DolWin6 offshore grid connection 

July 18, 2017
Germany’s transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has selected Siemens and Nexans to supply the entire technology and 320 kV cables respectively, for the DolWin6 offshore wind farm grid connection.

ABB to upgrade 250 kV Konti–Skan link between Sweden and Denmark 

July 12, 2017
Sweden’s transmission system operator (TSO) Svenska Kraftnät, along with its Danish counterpart Energindet.dk, has awarded ABB Limited a contract to upgrade the 250 kV Konti–Skan link across the Kattegatt, a narrow bay in southern Scandinavia stretching from Gothenburg in Sweden to Aalborg in Denmark.

German utility awards 110 kV substation modernisation contract to Siemens 

July 4, 2017
German electric utility, Netze BW GmbH has awarded a contract for the modernisation and expansion of a 110 kV substation to Siemens.



Middle East & Africa


China’s CAMCE wins USD131 million transmission project in Kenya 

July 18, 2017
China CAMC Engineering Company Limited (CAMCE) has signed a USD131 million contract with the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya for a power transmission and transformation project to be located in central and northern regions of Kenya.

ABB to build 225 kV hybrid substation in Morocco 

July 10, 2017
Swedish-Swiss company ABB is planning to build a 225/33 kV hybrid substation in Morocco under a partnership with local energy group Energie Eolienne du Maroc.

EGEMAC wins EGP210 million substation contract in Egypt 

June 13, 2017
Egypt-based Egyptian German Electric Manufacturing Company (EGEMAC) has won the construction contract for the 220/11 kV El-Nergis substation in Egypt.

Siemens secures EUR790 million substation contract in Qatar 

May 8, 2017
Siemens has secured a contract worth EUR790 million from state-owned Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) for the supply of substations associated with the Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Plan-Phase 13 in Qatar.