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PowerSecure wins five-year T&D contract from Oncor 

September 21, 2017
PowerSecure—a subsidiary of Southern Company, has announced that it has entered into a five-year contract with Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC (Oncor)—a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corporation (EFH), to complete major upgrades of Oncor’s transmission and distribution (T&D) network over the next several years.

ABB to connect Canada’s largest container port with power grid [free access]

August 22, 2017
ABB Limited has been awarded a contract by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to provide a technology solution that will enable power to be supplied from shore to the Global Container Terminal (GCT) Deltaport.

Quanta Services receives 765 kV contract from AEP 

July 31, 2017
Quanta Services, Inc. has been selected by American Electric Power (AEP) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions for the Wind Catcher Generation Tie Line Project.

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.

Latin America

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.

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.

Asia Pacific

Kalpataru bags INR9 billion transmission contracts in international markets 

October 9, 2017
India-based engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) company Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) has secured INR9.13 billion worth of transmission contracts in the international market, which include two orders for the design, supply and construction of 500 kV and 225/90 kV transmission lines in Thailand and Africa.

Indian L&T bags transmission orders in domestic and international markets 

September 27, 2017
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured transmission orders in both domestic and international markets.

India’s KEC secures T&D contracts in domestic and international markets 

September 27, 2017
India-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company KEC International Limited has secured new contracts in the power transmission and distribution (T&D) segment in domestic and international markets.

L&T secures substation contract from Thailand’s EGAT 

September 12, 2017
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured a contract from Thailand’s Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) for substation works.


Nexans wins EUR37 million cables contract for 420 kV line in Norway 

October 9, 2017
French cabling solution provider Nexans has won a contract worth EUR37 million to deliver the third and last submarine cable for the 70-km-long, 420 kV Mødalen−Mongstad line in Norway.

Siemens to supply substation for 860 MW Triton Knoll wind farm in UK 

October 2, 2017
The joint venture (JV) between Germany’s Innogy and Norway’s hydropower company Statkraft has selected Siemens Transmission and Distribution Limited to engineer, procure and construct both the onshore and offshore substations for the 860 MW Triton Knoll wind farm project, located approximately 50 km off the Lincolnshire coast in the UK.

ABB to work on Poland’s first digital substation [free access]

September 25, 2017
Poland's power utility Tauron Distribution SA has awarded a contract to ABB for the upgradation of the 110 kV substation in Oborniki lskie town in south-western Poland.

UK’s ESS wins seabed clearance contract for Hornsea One project 

September 20, 2017
Tideway BV, a subsidiary of the Belgian dredging and marine engineering group DEME, has awarded a seabed clearance contract to the UK’s Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) for the export cable route at Danish Dong Energy’s 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm located off the coast of Yorkshire in the UK.

Middle East & Africa

Siemens to supply reactors for 400 kV substations in Oman 

October 9, 2017
Siemens has secured a contract to supply shunt reactors in Oman, from leading engineering and construction firm Larsen and Toubro (L&T).

Egyptian EETC awards EGP438 million transmission line contract to Elsewedy 

October 3, 2017
Elsewedy Electric for Trade & Distribution (EET&D) has signed an EGP437.6 million contract with Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for construction of transmission lines in the country.

Toshiba to supply transformers and GIS for 400 kV substations in Iraq 

October 2, 2017
Toshiba Transmission and Distribution Systems Gulf S.P.C. (TTDG) has finalised a contract with trading company Toyota Tsusho Corporation to supply gas-insulated switchgears (GIS) and transformers to Ministry of Electricity (MoE), Iraq.

Siemens to modernise converter transformers for Mozambique’s HVDC link 

September 4, 2017
Swedish-Swiss Siemens is modernising 15 converter transformers at the Songo converter station at the Cahora Bassa dam in Mozambique.