ABB, the leading power and automation technology group will, build a new transmission and distribution substation in the state of Amazonas, in northwestern Brazil for the state-owned power utility company Eletrobras Amazonas Energia.
State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) plans to set up a transformer manufacturing plant in Kenya in a joint venture with the Kenyan government, as part of India’s growing engagement with Africa.
The consortium behind the 1GW London Array project has revealed that the first two transformers have been delivered to the onshore substation in Kent which will connect the offshore wind farm to the National Grid once it becomes operational.
Kahramaa (Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation) yesterday said it has completed one of its fastest projects ever at the Barwa Village.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $22 million from Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (HVPNL), a state-owned power utility in northern India to provide four turnkey substations for the regional grid.
Monday, Mar 08, 2010
Siemens Energy has fully acquired Siemens High Voltage Products OOO (LLC). Until now, Siemens had held a 51-percent stake in the joint venture headquartered in Ufa, the capital of the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan located near the foothills of the Ural Mountains. Elektrozavod, Russia’s largest transformer manufacturer, held the remaining 49 percent in the joint venture, which was founded in November 2008. The Russian competition authority approved the transfer of title. Following completion of the acquisition Siemens wants to expand the production of circuit-breakers and disconnectors for high-voltage switchgear for the Russian market.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2010
Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) said it has spent N2.7 billion to upgrade, repair and installed new equipment in Kano.Muhammad Tunde Balogun, the Chief Executive Officer of the Kano Electricity Distribution Company, a subsidiary of PHCN told newsmen yesterday in Kano.