BHEL and Toshiba Corporation sign MoU to form JV Company for Transmission and Distribution business in India and other mutually agreed countries

Thursday, Feb 18, 2010

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Toshiba Corporation, Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the possibility of forming a Joint Venture Company (JVC) to address Transmission and Distribution (T&D) business in India and other mutually agreed countries.

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ABB wins $107 million power order in Africa

Thursday, Feb 18, 2010

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $107million from SNEL (Société Nationale d’Électricité), the national power company in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to upgrade key technology on one of the world’s longest electricity transmission systems.The contract was signed in the fourth quarter of 2009.

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ITC Great Plains Announces Route Selection for its Hugo-to-Valliant High-Voltage Transmission Line in Oklahoma

Thursday, Feb 18, 2010

TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ITC Great Plains, LLC has completed route selection for its Hugo-to-Valliant high-voltage electric transmission line project.  As part of ongoing community outreach efforts, ITC representatives are working with affected landowners along the route to complete survey work.

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TenneT plans new underground cable in Rijswijk

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2010

Electricity transmission operator TenneT is planning to construct a 150,000 kilovolt (150 kV) cable link from the Ypenburg residential district in The Hague via Rijswijk to Wateringen. The new underground cable is needed to realise a further expansion of the high-voltage grid in the region, and is part of the grid expansion TenneT is planning to complete in and around The Hague.

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