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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.

Abengoa wins supply contract for 330 kV Alytus–Kruonis line in Lithuania 

May 22, 2017
Spanish Abengoa has been selected by Lithuanian infrastructure solutions company Zilinskio Ir Ko, to supply the steel structures for the construction of a new 53-km-long 330 kV, transmission line connecting Alytus and Kruonis cities in southern Lithuania.

Latin America

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.

Spanish Abengoa receives contract from Transelec in Chile 

February 21, 2017
Spanish Abengoa, in consortium with Kipreos Ingenieros, has been selected to develop a 500 kV high voltage new transmission line in Chile.

Asia Pacific

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.

L&T secures INR5 billion transmission contracts in India 

June 19, 2017
Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured INR5.4 billion transmission orders in India.

NGCP awards tower construction contract for 500 kV line in Philippines 

June 15, 2017
The private concessionaire of the Philippines’ high voltage network—National Grid Corporation of Philippines (NGCP), has awarded a construction contract associated with the 500 kV Hermosa–San Jose transmission line to Philippine First Balfour Inc.


Croatian HEP awards 115 kV transformer contract to local KONČAR 

June 21, 2017
Croatian Hrvatska elektroprivreda d.d (HEP) has awarded a contract for the supply of a 150 MVA transformer to local electric manufacturer, KONČAR - Power Transformers Limited.

Netherlands’s TSO TenneT awards UXO survey contract to locals 

June 20, 2017
The Netherlands’s transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded a joint contract for identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Borssele wind farm zone off the coast of the country.

ABB completes works on DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link project 

June 15, 2017
ABB Limited has successfully commissioned and handed over the DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.

Slovenia's ELES awards 220 kV line contract to local Dalen and Croatian Dalekovod 

June 13, 2017
Slovenia's state-owned electricity transmission operator Elektro-Slovenija, d.o.o. (ELES) has awarded a contract for the construction of the 220 kV Maribor–Cirkovce double-circuit line to Croatian engineering company Dalekovod and local Dalen D.O.O. Ljubljana.

Middle East & Africa

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.

Egypt’s EETC awards EPC contract for 500 kV lines to Elsewedy Electric 

May 4, 2017
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for two 500 kV lines, to local engineering firm Elsewedy Electric T&D (SWDY).

Congo’s SNEL awards Inga–Kolwezi upgradation contract to ABB 

May 4, 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) power utility Société Nationale d'Électricité (SNEL) has awarded a USD30 million contract for upgrading the high voltage direct current (HVDC) Inga–Kolwezi link, to Swiss-Swedish equipment manufacturer ABB Limited.