Transmission & distribution and smart grid - Page 1

Stay up to date with the latest Transmission & distribution and smart grid updates from the global modern power systems industry

Latest Transmission & distribution and smart grid Update

Prysmian awarded €221m submarine cable project in the Middle East
05 October, 2021
Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract for a ±500 kV HVDC submarine...
> read more

North Sea Link commences operations
Tuesday, October 05, 2021 by National Grid’s €1.6 billion North Sea Link (NSL), the world’s longest subsea electricity interconnector and a joint venture with Norwegian system operator Statnett, has...

Siemens and Sumitomo awarded Ireland-UK interconnector
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 by Greenlink has awarded the EPC contract for the Greenlink electricity interconnector project to a consortium comprised of Siemens Energy AG and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd.

Converter station fire shuts down France-UK interconnector
Monday, September 20, 2021 by A fire at the National Grid’s converter station at Sellindge, southern England, on 15 September has shut down the IFA interconnector linking the UK grid to that of France.

Prysmian connector for Gruissan offshore array
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by Prysmian Group, in a consortium with Asso.subsea, a submarine installation specialist, has signed a contract worth approximately €30 million with RTE, Réseau de Transport...

SP Energy Networks starts £40m network refurbishment project
Wednesday, September 01, 2021 by SP Energy Networks, which owns and manages overhead and underground power lines in southern and central Scotland as well as Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and North Shropshire,...

Power automation solution for NTDC
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 by Pakistan’s largest transmission company, National Transmission & Despatch Company Ltd (NTDC), has awarded a consortium of (primarily) China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC)...

Siemens awarded SuedLink HVDC contract
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 by It is expected that lines totalling 7500 km in the German transmission network will need to be optimised, strengthened, or newly built over the next few years. HVDC links are playing...

Testing underway on ‘unique’ H2 distribution grid
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by A first-of-its-kind gas distribution test grid (‘MicroGrid’) is being employed to aid understanding of any changes to operational procedures needed for the gas network to transport up...

EirGrid and Smart Wires partner on grid optimisation
Wednesday, July 07, 2021 by EirGrid is partnering with power technology firm Smart Wire Grid Europe (‘Smart Wires’), and the research and development consortium Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on...

World bank to support Uzbekistan’s transition
Wednesday, July 07, 2021 by Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy has announced that a new $380 million project to enhance the performance of the National Electric Grids of Uzbekistan (NEGU) has been approved by the...

New data shows impact of energy transition on distribution networks
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by depsys, a specialist digitalisation company, reports that the acceleration of photovoltaic installations, charging points for electric vehicles and the intensive use of heat pumps,...

UK path to integrating more renewable energy
Tuesday, June 01, 2021 by What is being called a ground-breaking project – the Constellation project – by UK Power Networks, with ABB as its partner, is intended to increase the amount of renewable...

Commissioning of giant capacitor bank in Minnesota
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced the successful commissioning on 31 March of a 500 kV, 1400 MVAr series capacitor bank, one of the largest in the world, for Minnesota Power’s...

Planning begins for Bornholm underwater cable routes
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by As part of the Danish climate agreement of June 2020, it was decided to build two energy islands, in the Baltic and North Seas respectively, linked to offshore wind farms that...

GE and Sembcorp seal Sofia transmission deal
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by The consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine has been awarded the full contract to supply the HVDC transmission system converter substations for RWE’s 1.4...

Ørsted to develop huge renewable hydrogen plant
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by 'SeaH2Land' is an ambitious vision, linking GW-scale electrolysis to the large industrial demand in the Dutch-Flemish North Sea Port cluster through an envisaged regional...

Crete’s record-breaking subsea interconnection completed
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by On 1 April Prysmian Group and independent power transmission operator IPTO successfully completed the submarine interconnection between the island of Crete and the Peloponnese...

Prysmian finalises Sofia offshore cable contract
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Prysmian Group has finalised its contract agreement with RWE Renewables, worth over €200 million, for the development of the turnkey high voltage submarine and land export...

‘Future-ready’ grid control centre system
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 by Ellevio, Sweden’s second largest grid company, has contracted with Siemens Smart Infrastructure for the delivery of a new grid control system for its distribution network. The...

News By Category view all



Linkedin Linkedin   
Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.