Leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis has landed a major order to supply the first of two new oil platforms currently being built by Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited for use in the North Sea’s Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD).
Switzerland based ABB has received a $60m order from American Electric Power (AEP) to replace a 30-year-old high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) back-to-back converter station located in Texas, US, which is part of the Oklaunion HVDC transmission link.
Alstom Grid and Cisco have partnered to develop digital substation equipment for electrical grids, pursuant to a commercial and technology agreement signed between the two companies.
Alstom has been awarded a turnkey contract worth approximately €400 million by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, to connect Champa (State of Chhattisgarh), Central India, to Khurukshetra (State of Haryana) in Northern India, using ±800 kV 3,000 MW Ultra High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) technology. This advanced UHVDC system will meet the bulk power transfer requirement from Chhattisgarh region – a hub of Independent Power Producers of thermal power – to the load centre located in the northern region of the country, through a 1,365 km transmission line, creating an “energy highway” of clean, efficient power.
Power from shore will contribute to the safe and efficient operations of two new gas compressors on the Troll A platform, 70 kilometers off the western coast of Norway.
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