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Enel signs battery storage agreement with Algoma Orchards in Canada 

April 12, 2018
Enel X, the advanced energy services division of Italy’s power group Enel through its US subsidiary EnerNOC, has signed an agreement with Ontario’s wholesale and retail apple orchard Algoma Orchards for the installation of a 1 MWh lithium-ion battery storage system.

South Korean Taihan Electric Wire to supply 500 kV cable for SunZia project 

January 17, 2018
South Korea’s Taihan Electric Wire Company has won the contract to install a 53-km-long underground 500 kV power cable in Southwest US on a turnkey basis for SunZia Southwest Transmission Project.

ABB bags USD28 million contract from BC Hydro in Canada 

December 18, 2017
ABB Limited has bagged a contract worth CAD28 million from BC Hydro for the supply of generator step-up (GSU) transformers for the Mica hydroelectric plant located in British Columbia, Canada.

NextBridge awards contract to Quanta Services for East−West Tie Line project 

December 12, 2017
NextBridge Infrastructure (NextBridge)—a joint venture (JV) of NextEra Energy Canada (a wholly-owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC), Enbridge Incorporation and Borealis Infrastructure Management, has selected Valard Construction—a subsidiary of Quanta Services of Houston, Texas, as the project manager for the East–West Tie (EWT) Line Project, through a competitive bidding process.

Latin America

CTM receives transmission project contract from PETROPERÚ in Peru 

March 26, 2018
Petróleos del Perú S.A. (PETROPERÚ)—a Peruvian state-owned petroleum company, and Peruvian transmission concessionaire Consorcio Transmantaro (CTM)—a consortium comprising Colombian power utilities Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) and Empresa de Energía de Bogotá (EEB), have signed a contract to provide electric transmission service for the Talara Refinery Modernization project, for an annual payment of US3.5 million.

Puerto Rico expands Mammoth Energy’s grid repair contract 

February 5, 2018
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has expanded the grid repair contract of Cobra Acquisitions LLC, a subsidiary of US-based Mammoth Energy Services Incorporated, to more than double – to USD445 million.

Mexican CFE awards USD24.5 million contract to ACCIONA 

October 23, 2017
Spanish power company ACCIONA has been selected by Mexico's Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to build a power line from the Topolobampo III combined cycle power plant, two transmission lines and two substations in the states of Sinaloa and Sonora.

Sacyr Industrial receives USD41 million contract in Chile 

July 24, 2017
Sacyr Industrial, the industrial infrastructure engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects’ arm of Spanish civil engineering group Sacyr has received EPC contracts in a consortium with Spain-based ISOTRON SA, an EPC company, for the construction of 220 kV electrical substations, totaling USD41 million in Chile.

Asia Pacific

India’s L&T secures T&D orders in domestic and international market 

April 5, 2018
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured transmission and distribution (T&D) orders worth INR12.26 billion in the domestic and international market.

POWERGRID bags contract to construct transmission system in Nepal 

April 3, 2018
India’s POWERGRID has been assigned a contract worth INR10 billion for the construction of evacuation system associated with Arun 3 Hydro Project in Nepal, from SJVN Arun 3 Power Development Company (SAPDC).

KPTL secures orders worth INR9 billion in India 

March 27, 2018
India-based engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) company Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) has secured INR9.01 billion worth of transmission contracts in the domestic market.

ABB bags USD30 million contract for upgradation of HVDC lines in Australia 

March 27, 2018
Swedish-Swiss company ABB has secured a USD30 million contract to replace the control and protection systems for two vital high voltage (HV) transmission links in Australia.


Lithuanian TSO signs EUR29 million contract with Kauno Tiltai and ABB 

April 10, 2018
Lithuanian transmission system operator (TSO) Litgrid has signed a contract worth EUR29 million with local road and bridge construction company Kauno Tiltai and Sweden's energy and automation technology company ABB.

UK’s SHE Transmission selects Balfour Beatty for 132 kV project 

April 3, 2018
Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SHE Transmission) Plc, part of British utility Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), has awarded two contracts for the 132 kV Fort Augustus–Fort William Transmission Reinforcement project.

Italy’s Terna to work with Prysmian for 220 kV grid repair [free access]

March 19, 2018
Italian Prysmian Group has been awarded a framework agreement as a lead contractor in the Temporary Association of Companies involving local civil engineering companies CEBAT S.r.l. and Elettrovit S.r.l.

Litgrid shareholders approve EUR29 million contract with Kauno Tiltai and ABB 

March 7, 2018
The shareholders of Lithuania's TSO Litgrid have approved a contract worth EUR28.943 million with local road and bridge construction company Kauno Tiltai and Sweden's energy and automation technologies group ABB.

Middle East & Africa

Zambia’s ZESCO awards SPIC, TBEA subsidiaries transmission design contract 

March 28, 2018
Zambia’s state-owned Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO) has awarded State Nuclear Electric Power Planning Design and Research Institute Company Limited [a subsidiary of State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) which in turn belongs to China’s State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC)] and Chinese TBEA Shenyang Electric Power Design Institute Company Limited [a subsidiary of Tebian Electric Apparatus (TBEA)] a contract for designing a 385-km-long transmission project in the country.

India’s L&T bags INR43.53 billion contracts in Middle East, Africa and domestic markets 

March 27, 2018
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged INR43.53 billion transmission contracts in the Middle East, Africa and domestic markets.

Egypt’s EETC awards EGP721 million substation contract to EGEMAC 

March 27, 2018
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded an EGP721 million contract to the Egyptian German Electrical Manufacturing Company (EGEMAC)-led consortium for setting up a 500/220/66/11 kV transformer station in Naga Hammadi.

Elsewedy bags EGP225 million contract from Egypt’s EETC 

March 27, 2018
Elsewedy Electric T&D has bagged an EGP225 million contract from state-owned Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for connecting transformers at the Imbaba plant with El Maamadya’s plant on a turnkey basis.