Tag Archives: grid

Siemens: Nemo Link connects the Belgian and the British power grid with a combination of subsea and underground cables

Nemo Link is the first transmission link between the two countries It enables transmission of 1,000 MW electricity using Siemens HVDC Plus technology Siemens built converter stations housing the state of the art HVDC equipment in both Herdersbrug (Belgium) and … Read the full press release

SENER and ACCIONA Industrial on final stages of construction and commissioning of Kathu Solar Park project with its successful synchronization to the grid

Synchronization to the grid is one of the last steps before the plant starts commercial operation reassuring Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) as an efficient solution in the renewable energy sector with its high efficiency and performance to deliver energy to … Read the full press release

Germany: new digital platform to significantly increase the efficiency of grid-stabilising measures to avoid grid congestion

Digital procurement platform to reduce the number of wind turbine output in case of grid congestion Regional producers, consumers and storage facility operators offer system operators flexible use of their installations for system support Flexibility platform has price decreasing effect … Read the full press release

Siemens: Completion of the Egypt Megaproject in record time; transforming the power landscape in Egypt

Plants add up to 14.4 GW capacity to Egypt’s national grid Enough power to meet the electricity needs of up to 40 million people Helping the country save over $1 billion annually on fuel costs CAIRO, Egypt, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Vattenfall awarded a contract from Facebook to provide wind integration and balancing services for three new wind projects in southwest Norway

Solna Municipality, Sweden, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Facebook have signed long-term supply and service agreements for integrating the output of three new Norwegian wind projects into the electric grid that provides power to Facebook’s Nordic data centres in Odense, … Read the full press release

TSCNET: new transformer necessary to connect the rotating phase shifter to the grid reached the substation Oberottmarshausen near Augsburg

MUNICH, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Already in February 2018, a controllable rotating phase-shifter was supplied to the west Bavarian substation Oberottmarshausen near Augsburg, operated by TSCNET shareholder Amprion, one the four German transmission system operators (TSOs). Due to the decommissioning of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid on Azores Islands

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid in the Portuguese administered Azores Islands. A new 10 MW extension to the existing Belo Jardim power plant on the island of … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power completes and connects to the grid the Osage Wind farm located in Osage County, Oklahoma

The Osage Wind farm, with a total installed capacity of 150 MW, is able to generate more than 620 GWh a year Rome, 16-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“Enel Green Power”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North … Read the full press release

Alstom UK released its final year figures, fourth year in a row the division tops the £1bn mark sales

13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — International engineering firm Alstom, which employs around 6,500 people in the UK, has released its final year figures and given details of the number of open vacancies it has. The UK arm of the company, which has … Read the full press release

Alstom signs £200m agreement to re-wire East Coast of Scotland as part of consortium

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s Stafford Grid business, together with consortium partner Enterprise, has successfully won a framework agreement from Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SHE Transmission) for a five-year framework deal to supply expertise and equipment to re-wire the East Coast of … Read the full press release

ABB to acquire Power-One for approximately $1B and become the leading global supplier of solar inverters – the “intelligence” behind a solar PV system

The boards of ABB and Power-One have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Power-One at $6.35 per share or approximately $1 billion equity value, which includes Power-One’s net cash of $266 million Combination creates global leader in … Read the full press release

KfW and Federal Environment Ministry launch new renewable energies programme entitled “Storage” to promote use of energy storage in solar PV installations

Loans and repayment subsidies for energy storage batteries in grid-connected solar PV systems Aim is to improve integration of small-to-medium solar PV systems into the electricity grid Scheme opens for applications on 1 May 2013 22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Under a … Read the full press release