Tag Archives: power 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

Siemens supports E.ON Sweden’s goal towards a sustainable F-gas free power transmission with its SF6-free high-voltage products

First CO2-neutral high-voltage project for Siemens in Sweden Vacuum switching technology combined with “clean air” replaces SF6 as switching and insulating medium High operational performance even at lowest temperatures Erlangen, Germany, 21-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens will equip a 145-kilovolt (kV) substation … Read the full press release

The Audi e gas plant in the city of Werlte contributes toward stabilizing public power grid as it produces CO2 neutral fuel

World’s largest power-to-gas plant compensates for load peaks Qualification confirmed for participation in the electricity balancing market Qualification confirmed for participation in the electricity balancing market Ingolstadt/Werlte, 16-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi e gas plant in the city of … Read the full press release

Gamesa’s prototype offshore turbine installed in Arinaga Quay set record-high power generation for wind turbines in Spain

The 118.05 MWh of output during 24 hours registered by the Gamesa’s offshore prototype beats the previous record of 107.82 MWh set by the 4.5 MW machine. Zamudio, Spain, 11-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The prototype offshore turbine installed by Gamesa in Arinaga … Read the full press release

University of Twente Dr Aiko Pras: Few people realize how dependent we have become on the most complex technical system ever built – the Internet

29-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Few people realize how dependent we have become in such a short time on the most complex technical system ever built by man, the internet. Without it there would be no more cashpoints, no water from the … Read the full press release

MIT Technology Review recognized ABB’s hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker among top 10 technologies

Zurich, Switzerland, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been recognized by MIT Technology Review for its hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker, placing it among the ten most important technology milestones of the past year. … Read the full press release