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Irish grid gives renewables go-ahead
Thursday, September 06, 2018 by Over 1400 MW of renewables and energy storage capacity has been approved for grid connection by EirGrid, Ireland’s grid operator.

ABB to enable the world’s largest digital substation
Friday, August 31, 2018 by ABB is to enable the world’s largest digital substation with the upgrade of one of the biggest air insulated substations ever built.

Spain signs deal on new interconnector with France
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 by Spain and France have signed a grant agreement to help fund a new power interconnector across the Bay of Biscay.

ABB wins $150 m order to grid-connect Hornsea
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by ABB has won orders worth over $150 million from Ørsted to supply a range of technologies that will help transmit power from Hornsea Project Two to the UK's national grid.

Maritime Link completed
Friday, June 15, 2018 by ABB has officially completed the Maritime Link, formally handing over the interconnector to Emera, an energy and services company headquartered in eastern Canada.

Shift needed in electrification for EU goals
Friday, June 08, 2018 by European trade body Eurelectric says that a “major shift” in electrification to transport, buildings and industry is required to enable EU nations to meet Paris climate goals.

New SF6-free MV GIS switchgear
Monday, April 23, 2018 by Siemens has developed a medium-voltage switchgear that doesn’t require sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) as the insulating gas.

NY Regulators open storm damage probe
Friday, April 06, 2018 by New York State utility regulators have told the management of the state's biggest electric utilities that an investigation into preparedness for, and response to, two early March...

European TSOs have restored the norm
Friday, April 06, 2018 by Following frequency deviations that affected the Continental Europe Power System between mid-January and the beginning of March, the continental TSOs have restored the situation back...

Prysmian signs framework agreement to upgrade Italian grid
Friday, March 23, 2018 by Prysmian Group, the prominent energy and telecom cable systems company, has been awarded a framework contract to upgrade the national power grid.

European frequency disruption traced to Balkan states
Sunday, March 18, 2018 by ENTSO-E, the association of European TSOs, has reported a severe disruption of the Continental European Power System.

GE to build HVDC ‘highway’ in S Korea
Friday, February 02, 2018 by GE has signed a $320 million contract with KEPCO to build an HVDC ‘Energy Highway’ to power South Korea’s capital, Seoul.

Nexans completes Canada’s Maritime link contract
Thursday, January 25, 2018 by Canada’s Maritime Link project is on schedule to start commercial operations this month.

ABB achieves 1100 kV DC breakthrough
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by Transformers and other key equipment to be supplied by ABB for the world’s first 1100 kV UHVDC project have successfully completed a ‘stringent’ test phase.

ABB signs grid research MOU with Imperial College
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The ABB Group has signed an MOU with Imperial College London to explore opportunities for the creation of a unique digital power network demonstrator unit.

GE to manufacture largest generator transformer
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by GE will manufacture the largest generator transformer ever made in Turkey at its power transformers factory in Gebze.

ABB to install solar inverters at 750 railway stations
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by ABB has contracted to provide inverters for solar systems at 750 railway stations in northern India to reduce dependence on traditional sources of energy.

Nexans orders new cable-laying vessel
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 by Nexans has ordered a new state-of-the-art cable laying vessel with a cable capacity of 10 000 tonnes to handle contracts resulting from the growing worldwide demand for high...

EIB supports Alliander upgrade
Sunday, August 13, 2017 by Dutch network firm Alliander has signed a €300 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help finance the renewal and expansion of the distribution network.

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