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Great River Energy and Form Energy sign contract for energy storage project 

May 26, 2020
Massachusetts-based Form Energy, a company developing energy storage for the grid, signed a contract with Minnesota-based utility, Great River Energy, to jointly deploy a 1 MW/150 MWh pilot project to be located in Cambridge, Minnesota.

NECEC awards contracts worth USD7 million to four Maine-based companies 

April 17, 2020
New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) LLC has recently signed contracts worth USD7 million with four Maine companies, Eastern Forest Products in Casco, Maine Mats in Bingham, Dimensional Timber in Palermo, and Sunset Development Inc. in Milford, for various works related to the NECEC project.

NECEC LLC awards USD300 million contract to Cianbro 

April 8, 2020
New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) LLC has awarded more than USD300 million in contracts to Maine’s largest general contractor Cianbro, in a joint venture (JV) with Irby Construction, Sargent Electric and Northern Clearing, Inc. (NCI), to build and upgrade transmission systems and securing land clearing permissions for the NECEC project.

Trans Mountain and Valard Construction to construct 138 kV line in Canada with LNIBDC 

March 10, 2020
British Columbia-based Trans Mountain Corporation and Valard Construction LP (Valard) have entered into a partnership with Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corporation (LNIBDC) to build, own, operate and maintain the new 138 kV Kingsvale electricity transmission line that will run through the LNIBDC’s traditional territory.

Latin America

Mainstream Renewable Power Chile awards five transmission projects 

May 7, 2020
Mainstream Renewable Power Chile has signed contracts for the construction of five transmission lines to connect the company’s three wind warms and two solar farms to the Chilean national grid.

Colombian ISA awards USD100 million contract to ABB 

April 14, 2020
ABB, via its Power Grids business vertical, has signed a five-year framework contract estimated to be worth around USD100 million with Colombia-based Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA).

Mainstream Renewable Power awards 220 kV project to Transelec SA in Chile 

February 28, 2020
Mainstream Renewable Power, a global wind and solar development company, has awarded a contract to Chilean power transmission company Transelec SA to build and operate a transmission line for a 156 MW wind project in the Los Lagos Region in Chile.

Enel Green Power selects ABB to install 500 kV digital substation in Brazil 

February 13, 2020
Enel Green Power, a part of Italy-based Enel Group, has selected ABB to install a 500 kV digital substation to deliver clean electricity from its largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at São Gonçalo in Piauí, north-eastern Brazil.

Asia Pacific

Indian KEC bags T&D projects worth INR9.17 billion 

May 21, 2020
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major, KEC International, along with its subsidiary, SAE towers, has bagged transmission and distribution (T&D) projects worth INR9.17 billion in India, Bangladesh, Africa and the Americas.

Malaysian RTB secures contracts worth MYR102 million in Bangladesh 

May 18, 2020
Malaysian Rohas Tecnic Bhd’s (RTB) subsidiary, HG Power Transmission Sdn Bhd (HGPT), has secured a power transmission contract worth MYR102 million from the state-owned Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB).

Afghanistan’s DABS signs contract with Indian KPTL for power line to Kunar 

May 11, 2020
The state-owned power utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) of Afghanistan, has signed a contract with Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) to construct a 220 kV, 300 MW power line at a total cost of about USD30 million.

Salasar Techno Engineering bags contract from Indian state transmission utility 

May 7, 2020
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, Salasar Techno Engineering Limited, has bagged a contract worth INR0.28 billion from state-owned transmission utility Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (HVPNL) for the construction of 220 kV and 66 kV transmission lines in Yamunanagar and Ambala district areas on a turnkey basis in Haryana.


Iberdrola subsidiary awards EUR80 million contract to Prysmian for Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm 

May 28, 2020
Ailes Marines (a simplified joint stock company, held at 100 per cent by Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola) in charge of the development, construction, installation and operation of the French Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm, has awarded the Italian cable company, Prysmian Group, a EUR80 million contract to provide submarine inter-array cable systems for the offshore wind farm.

Greek ADMIE awards major HVDC cable contracts for Crete–Attica link 

May 28, 2020
The Greek Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), Anexartitos Diacheiristis MetaforasIlektrikis Energeias’ (ADMIE) subsidiary—Ariadne Interconnection—has awarded three separate contracts to the Italian cable company Prysmian Group, French copper optical fibre cable manufacturer Nexans, and the Danish NKT.

Vattenfall awards contracts for Dutch HKZ offshore project 

May 21, 2020
The Swedish utility, Vattenfall AB, has signed two contracts with the Italian Prysmian Group and Dutch BV Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) for its Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farms in the North Sea, off the Dutch coast.

TenneT awards framework agreement to UXO company, Ordtek in Germany 

May 14, 2020
The German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has awarded a three-year framework agreement (plus extension) to the UK-based unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management company, Ordtek, for providing services in the German Bight wind farm zone in the North Sea.

Middle East & Africa

Saudi’s SEC awards SAR249 million solar substation contract to Hyundai Engineering 

May 18, 2020
The South Korean Hyundai Engineering & Construction has bagged a contract worth SAR249 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) for construction of the Faisaliah (FAIS) solar photovoltaic (PV), bulk supply point (BSP) substation.

Bahrain’s EWA awards BHD11 million SCADA contract to GE Grid Solutions 

May 18, 2020
Bahrain’s Electricity & Water Authority (EWA) has awarded US-based GE Grid Solutions a contract worth BHD11.2 million for the establishment of the new System Control Centre (SCC),.

Hyundai Electric bags USD28.6 million contracts from Saudi Arabia’s SEC, Saudi Aramco 

May 15, 2020
The South Korean Hyundai Engineering & Construction has bagged contracts worth USD28.6 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and Saudi Aramco for providing power transformers and gas-insulated switchgear (GIS).

Egyptian EETC awards Elsewedy EGP329 million line and substation contracts 

May 11, 2020
Elsewedy Electric’s subsidiary, Elsewedy Electric for Trading & Distribution, has bagged two transmission contracts from the state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), valued at EGP329 million.