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Start of construction at world’s first energy island
02 April, 2024
Offshore construction work on Princess Elisabeth Island, the world’s...
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National Grid announces ‘Upstate Upgrade’ for New York
Thursday, March 21, 2024 by National Grid plans to invest more than $4 billion to transform its energy delivery system and promote economic growth across upstate New York. Called the ‘Upstate Upgrade’,...

105km Finland – Estonia EstLink 1 to be upgraded
Thursday, February 29, 2024 by Hitachi Energy has won an order to provide Fingrid and Elering, the transmission system operators in Finland and Estonia, with an extensive control and protection system upgrade of...

GE and Dragos to develop grid protection solutions
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business and Dragos Inc have announced a technology partnership to offer holistic cybersecurity solutions by combining their respective areas of expertise...

Prysmian signs €2 billion contract for EGL2 link
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by Prysmian has finalised a contract worth in the region of €1.9 billion with Eastern Green Link 2 Ltd, a joint venture of SSEN Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission...

GE to build onshore connection for Poland's largest offshore array
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 by GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business, in partnership with Polimex Mostostal (PXM), has won the contract to build the onshore connection infrastructure for the 1.5 GW Baltica 2 project...

Grid readiness ‘is key to transition’ – new utilities study
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 by On 17 January Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) and Bloomberg Media launched a new global study focused on the future of the utilities sector.

Global market for microgrids ‘will top $55 bn by 2032’
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 by A new report from Guidehouse Insights exploring the global microgrid market notes that customers in all business segments are increasingly evaluating the benefits of microgrids as...

Prysmian expands its cable laying fleet
Tuesday, January 09, 2024 by Prysmian Group has responded to the growing market for undersea power cables by investing €350 million in two new cutting-edge cable-laying vessels to reinforce its submarine...

Construction of Germany’s north-south power link starts
Tuesday, December 19, 2023 by Online news agency Clean Energy Wire reports that following several years of delays, construction of a key component of Germany’s grid infrastructure has started in the southern state...

Wood to support one of the world’s largest offshore connection projects
Tuesday, December 19, 2023 by Wood, the prominent consulting and engineering company, has been awarded a contract by Dragados Offshore to deliver engineering design and provide regulatory support for the...

Prospect of a new pipeline across the Alps
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 by The German and Italian governments have agreed to expand energy co-operation in order to strengthen supply security and the transition to climate neutrality, with gas and...

DNV launches power transformer project
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 by DNV has initiated an innovative Joint Industry Project in collaboration with Siemens Energy and other key industry players. The aim of the JIP is to increase the...

National Grid to accelerate up to 20 GW of grid connections
Tuesday, November 07, 2023 by The UK’s National Grid is accelerating the connection of up to 20 GW of clean energy projects to its electricity transmission and distribution networks in England and Wales as part...

AEP to receive federal grant to enhance grid reliability
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 by American Electric Power has been selected for a $27.8 million federal grant under the US Department of Energy's Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP) programme to...

National Grid awarded $50m federal infrastructure grant
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 by National Grid has been awarded a $50 million grant from the US Department of Energy for a project that will deploy digital technology to optimise the use of distributed energy...

Siemens combines two technologies in the Irish grid
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 by Siemens Energy is to deliver the first-ever hybrid combined grid stabilisation and large-scale battery storage plant at Shannonbridge in Ireland. This is believed to be the first...

Ramboll wins major agreements with Statnett
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 by Ramboll has been provisionally awarded several framework agreements with the TSO Statnett with a potential contract value of NOK 1.6 billion over the next eight years. These...

National Grid connects Dogger Bank
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 by National Grid has connected Dogger Bank, the world’s largest offshore wind farm to its electricity transmission network following the extension of its Creyke Beck 400 kV substation...

Prysmian wins two major cable projects in Germany
Tuesday, October 03, 2023 by Prysmian PowerLink, part of Prysmian Group, has been awarded new contracts worth in total around €1.1 billion by 50Hertz, a transmission grid operator in Germany. As part of the...

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