Current Headlines

  1. ABB Wins $130M Order To Upgrade HVDC Power Transmission Link In Minnesota, North Dakota
    2/3/2016

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received an order worth around $130M from electric cooperative Great River Energy to upgrade an existing HVDC (high-voltage direct current) connection in the US.

  2. Minnesota's SheerWind Selected By U.S. Largest Cleantech Accelerator
    2/2/2016

    SheerWind, a Minnesota USA based wind-power innovator, was chosen and vetted from over 300 applicants across the U.S. SheerWind is among 14 to represent some of the most promising cleantech companies in the field. To help Hawaii with its aggressive goal of transition to 100% renewable energy by 2045, Energy Excelerator takes a systems approach, including companies from renewable energy to cyber security.

  3. GE Hitachi Successfully Completes First Pressurized Water Reactor Outage With Exelon Generation At Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
    2/1/2016

    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) recently announced the successful completion of its first services outage at a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) facility

  4. FirstEnergy Invested $171M In 2015 In The West Penn Power Service Area To Enhance Electric System
    2/1/2016

    As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) invested $171 million in 2015 in the West Penn Power service area on reliability infrastructure projects and other work, including building new transmission lines, new substations, and installing remote-control equipment to help reduce the number and duration of power outages.

  5. Samsung And Pattern Development Start Operations At 180 MW Armow Wind Power Facility In Ontario
    2/1/2016

    The Armow Wind power facility in Ontario is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development") today announced their 180 megawatt (MW) Armow Wind power facility has completed construction and is fully operational

  6. Lockheed Martin And Duke Energy Sign 17-Year Renewable Energy Pact
    2/1/2016

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has entered into a 17-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. The renewable power purchase, which is expected to produce 30 megawatts (approximately 72,000 megawatt hours per year) of solar energy for the U.S. national grid, will provide clean energy across all Lockheed Martin domestic business segments.

  7. BHEL Bags Prestigious Order For Tamil Nadu's First, Country's Highest Rating 800 MW Supercritical Set Based Power Station
    2/1/2016

    Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Puratchi Thalaivi Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, handed over the Letter of Award (LOA) to Sh. Atul Sobti, CMD, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), during the function held in Chennai on Friday 29th Jan., 2016 followed by laying of the foundation stone for the project.

  8. Tri Global Energy Leads Texas In Wind Energy Development Projects
    1/29/2016

    Tri Global Energy, the Dallas-based renewable energy company, continues as the leading developer of wind energy projects under construction in Texas, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2015 Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the nation's trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry.

  9. Gamesa Contracted To Supply 52 MW To ScottishPower Renewables For Two Developments In Scotland
    1/28/2016

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has been contracted to supply 52 MW to ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola's UK subsidiary, for two developments: expansion of the Hare Hill facility (capacity: 30 MW) and the Glen App wind farm (22 MW).

  10. ABB Retraces Its Pioneering Technology Roots To Upgrade World’s First HVDC Link
    1/28/2016

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth over $22M from Vattenfall Eldistribution AB to upgrade the world’s first commercial high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission link, which ABB installed in 1954