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Alstom Grid has won three major High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) contracts with a total value of €800 million (approximately half of this amount was booked in Q1 of the current fiscal year, the other half will be booked in Q2).
Andrade Gutierrez, one of the biggest infrastructure groups in Latin America, with operations in over 45 countries worldwide, and Alstom, global provider of equipment and solution to wind market, announce a joint venture (TEN – Torres Eólicas do Nordeste) to build a factory in Bahia State (Northeast of Brazil) to produce steel towers for wind turbines.
ONS (National Power System Operator) released the monthly commercial operation and generation results from wind power market in Brazil.
Alstom will be participating, as diamond sponsor, in another edition of Brazil Wind Power, the major conference and exposition of the wind power market in Latin America.
Alstom launches a new professional training program for the tramway Project Maravilha, in partnership with the National Service for Industrial Training (SENAI) and the Steelworkers Union of Taubaté for which candidates will be able to apply on Senai website between 14 and 30 August.
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Exactly one year ago, Alstom inaugurated its first wind tower factory in Latin America, located in the city of Canoas (RS).
Alstom, a multinational metro-railway equipment and infrastructure solution and power generation and transmission company, will accept applications for its annual trainee program.
Alstom finished the frame of the stator of the first generator unit of Belo Monte power plant, in Brazil.
Wind energy is now the fastest growing source of power generation in Brazil. In 2013, 4,7GW were contracted, the biggest record in power auctions hiring.
From 1 April to 30 June 2014, Alstom booked €8.2 billion orders, twice the level of the first quarter last year. This record performance derives essentially from a contract with PRASA in South Africa booked in Transport for around €4 billion, as well as a good flow of orders in Renewable Power and Grid.
Alstom has signed with Renova Energia, leader in wind power generation in Brazil, a contract totalling around €320 million , to deliver, erect and commission 127 wind turbines, in the wind complex Umburanas, located in Bahia State.
Alstom and NTL are celebrating the delivery of the first car to the Ayacucho LRV project in Medellín, Colombia.
This year, Alstom Foudation approved two new initiatives in Brazil. As in previous years, the projects were suggested by Alstom’s employees, who proved to be sensitive to the needs of the community.
Megalim Solar Power Ltd (Megalim) - a special purpose company formed by Alstom (25.05%), BrightSource (25.05%), and NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund (49,9%) - obtained the financing of the European Investment Bank and the Bank Hapoalim for the construction and operation of the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station in Israel.
Alstom signed a contract worth around 120 million euros with Tractebel Energia Brasil, the largest private power generator in Brazil, to supply 36 units of ECO 122 wind turbines to Trairí II project, a wind farm located in Ceará State, Northeast of Brazil. The commissioning of Trairí project is scheduled for mid-2016 and will generate 97.2MW.
The final design of the new X’Ttrapolis MEGA commuter train to be delivered by Gibela to PRASA was unveiled during Africa Rail, in the presence of the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters and PRASA Group CEO, Mr Lucky Montana. Among the features of the train which were finalized were its interior and exterior outlines.
Alstom delivered, for the upcoming commissioning, the works of project “Up-grade Headway 180 seconds”, of our client Metro Valparaíso, the suburban train operator in Gran Valparaíso, Chile.
Last week, the sixth train manufactured by Alstom to SuperVia started operating. The news, this time, is that the train has a sticker with green and yellow soccer ball, in commemoration of the World Cup.
Alstom expanded the content of its website with a new section about Ethics.
Alstom, as part of a consortium , has been awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company (QRAIL) to supply a turnkey tramway system for a 4-line tram network in Lusail, Qatar.
The ad hoc committee of independent directors appointed by the Board on April 29, 2014 and led by Jean-Martin Folz, thoroughly reviewed, on multiple occasions, the proposed transactions. Based on the works of the committee and financial and legal advisors, the Board of Directors has unanimously decided to issue a positive recommendation of the offer from GE.
Alstom Transport will be at InnoTrans, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from 23 to 26 September 2014. On this occasion, Alstom will introduce three major innovations: the very latest version of its Citadis tram, a predictive maintenance tool, and new versions of the Atlas range, its ERTMS solution.
Alstom has signed a contract with CPFL Renováveis , to deliver, erect and commission 19 ECO 122 wind turbines in the wind complex Pedra Cheirosa, located in Ceará State, in the northeast of Brazil
This month, the first of five rotors Alstom will deliver to UHE Teles Pires plant was noted by the population of Paranaíta on BR-163 road, northernmost state of Mato Grosso.
As part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid Demonstration Project, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver Demand Response Management System (DRMS) to Con Edison.
The international agency, ETHIC Intelligence, has once again certified Alstom’s Integrity Programme following an audit undertaken by the Swiss company, SGS which took place beginning of 2014.
Alstom inaugurates its first hydropower global technology center (GTC) in Latin America in Taubaté -São Paulo State, in the presence of Jacques Hardelay, Global Hydro Chief Operating Officer of Alstom, Marcos Costa, Country President of Alstom Brazil and local authorities.
Alstom Grid has been awarded a €15 million contract by SNC Engineering & Construction to supply the new 138/24 kV “Zulia 8” digital substation in Venezuela.
Between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014, Alstom booked €21.5 billion of orders, down 10% compared to last year. Sales, at €20.3 billion, showed a 4% organic growth compared to last year. Income from operations amounted to €1,424 million, down 3%, with a 7% operating margin.
The Board of Directors of Alstom announced today that it has received a binding offer from General Electric (GE) to acquire its Energy activities. The scope of the transaction includes the Thermal Power, Renewable Power and Grid Sectors, as well as corporate and shared services.
Alstom is pleased to announce that PRASA and Gibela , have concluded the financial close of the contract signed on the 14 October 2013 for the supply of 600 X’Ttrapolis Mega commuter trains (3,600 cars) over a period of 10 years. The contract includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility in Dunnottar, 50 km east of Johannesburg. In addition, Gibela will provide technical support and supply of spare parts over an 18-year period. The overall value of this contract is worth € 4bn.
Alstom has been awarded three contracts worth a total of €70 million by Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) to supply and maintain 12 X’Trapolis suburban trains, of which four will run on the new Rancagua Xpress service and eight on the Metro de Valparaíso service. As part of these contracts, Alstom will provide the integration of signaling equipment and coupling to the eight new trainsets intended for the Metro de Valparaíso service.
Alstom signs a partnership with Freyssinet to enhance its ability to provide higher towers to serve less windy sites. The Group also achieves a key milestone in the certification of its ECO 122 wind turbine and commercialises a 3.0MW model of the machine.
Alstom and the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) signed today a Framework Agreement on Establishing Strategic Alliance on Advanced Open Systems for Smart Cities, in presence of Ronan Stephan, Group Chief Innovation Officer of Alstom and Professor Way KUO, President and University Distinguished Professor of City University of Hong Kong.
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over 220 million euros by Metro SA, operator of the Santiago Metro in Chile, for the full modernization of the Santiago metro network. The works will be executed in the Neptuno metro depot to maintain the availability of the trains and reduce the impact on operations. The modernization will be complete by mid-2018.
Alstom has successfully delivered to Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) the first two metro sets of Chennai’s future metro system in India. The train sets are the first ever to be manufactured in India, in Alstom’s new rolling stock facility of Sricity, Andhra Pradesh. They are part of a €243 million order representing 42 Metropolis train sets to be delivered by 2015.
The project, scheduled for commissioning in 2016, will be one of the first offshore wind farms in the U.S. and will be the world’s first to feature Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6 MW - the largest turbine installed in offshore waters today.
Alstom Transport will open a new manufacturing line dedicated to trams in Taubaté, Brazil, operational from December 2014. Based at the Alstom group’s existing hydro manufacturing site in Taubaté, the new manufacturing line will address the Brazilian and Latin American markets where tram projects are booming. The line, which represents an investment for Alstom of around 15 million euros, will cover an area of 16,000m².
Alstom Grid today announced that it is acquiring Brazilian company Reason Tecnologia S.A. - a Florianópolis-based provider of measurement and substation automation network products for transmission and distribution (T&D) customers.
Alstom has signed two contracts totaling around €400 million with Queiroz Galvão, one of the main infrastructure groups in Brazil, to deliver, erect and commission ECO 122 wind turbines at two large wind farms - Caldeirão Grande I and II, both located in the state of Piauí State, Northeast of Brazil.
With the opening on 15 December 2013 of the direct high-speed line linking Paris (France) and Barcelona (Spain), Alstom’s high-speed (HS) trains have now crossed their 16th border. Alstom is the only rail manufacturer to have built more than 1,100 HS cross-border trains, in service in 18 different countries.
Alstom signed a contract to supply additional equipment to Santo Antonio hydro plant, in Brazil, complementing the current project. Alstom will supply two more Bulb turbines, four generators, two speed governors, two excitation systems and six bus bars.
Alstom Transport received today the "Relations Fournisseur Responsables" (responsible supplier relationships) quality label from Pierre Pelouzet, French mediator for inter-enterprises relations. This label is awarded by "Médiation Inter-entreprises" and the procurement association "Compagnie des Dirigeants et Acheteurs de France" (CDAF).
Alstom sets a high-speed record in Poland reaching 293 km/h while conducting tests on its Pendolino train on the Gora Wlodowska - Psary line north-west of Krakow. The record was reached as Alstom was conducting tests in the presence and in partnership with its customer, Polish operator PKP Intercity.
Alstom has just completed this week-end the seaside installation of its new-generation offshore wind turbine, the 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium.
Alstom Grid displays its latest generation of T155 gas-insulated substation (GIS) at the 2013 GCC Power in Abu Dhabi, taking place from 18 to 20 November.
Alstom signed a contract worth €30 million with the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to build the geothermal power plant “Los Humeros III – Phase A”, located in Chignautla, state of Puebla.
Stable profitability - FCF impacted by project profiles and downpayments : Ambitious cost saving programme accelerated / Strategic mobility to be enhanced through asset sales / Guidance maintained
Alstom and ERDF have signed an agreement in the field of smart grids. Together, the partners will commercialise Alstom’s network management software solutions customised along with ERDF.
PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) signed today a contract with Gibela - a joint venture led by Alstom to supply 600 passenger trains (3 600 coaches) to be delivered between 2015 and 2025. The contract is worth R51 billion and includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility.
Alstom has been awarded a key contract to provide a Gas Dedusting System for the Brazilian company Uni-Systems
For the third year in a row, Alstom has been included in the Dow Jones sustainability index (DJSI), which recognizes companies’ corporate and social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. With 77/100, Alstom registers a better score than in 2012 and is largely above the average for the industrial engineering sector included in the index (49/100).
Alstom signed a contract worth around 25 million euros with Enerplan, a power company from the Brazilian group Oleoplan, to supply wind turbines to the Pontal wind project in the South of Brazil.
Alstom, represented by its Grid Sector has signed a contract with Matrinchã Transmissora de Energia (TP Norte) S.A., the company formed by COPEL and State Grid China Corporation (SGCC), to supply 500 kV high voltage equipment for the Paranaíta, Claudia, Paranatinga and Ribeirãozinho substations.
Installed in Canoas in Rio Grande do Sul State, South part of Brazil, the site will have the capacity to produce 120 steel towers per year, enough to supply approximately 350 MW of electricity. This factory will supply the southern region of Latin America, a market currently experiencing strong growth. The ceremony was attended by Tarso Genro, Governor of Rio Grande do Sul State, and other local authorities
Alstom achieved an important milestone in its strategy to improve the renewable power generation in Latin America: the Alstom unit of Taubaté (São Paulo State, Brazil), centre of excellence in hydro electrical energy market, delivered at site the first equipment of Chaglla project.
Alstom, a company dedicated to the production of equipment and solutions for rail transport infrastructure, generation and transmission of energy, will open registration for its annual internship program on August 15th.
Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract by Chesf, one of the most important transmission utilities in Brazil, to extend the Tauá II substation on a turnkey basis.
The unit of Alstom in Taubaté (Sao Paulo), a centre of excellence in manufacturing equipment for the hydroelectric market, finished the assembly of the most potent Kaplan turbine ever produced in their facilities.
Alstom has been awarded a contract with ENEL Green Power Mexico for the supply and commissioning of 34 wind turbines at the new Sureste I–Stage II power generation plant in the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Alstom, leader of the consortium CITA Cuenca, was awarded a contract by the city of Cuenca to supply 14 Citadis trams, along with electrification, power supply and system integration. The part for Alstom is worth approximately 70 million Euros. The 10-kilometer line will be the first tramway system in Ecuador.
Alstom held the opening ceremony of the Torno Schiess, equipment capable of machining components of Francis and Kaplan turbines.
Alstom Grid today announces that it’s acquiring the Brazilian company Engeman Serviços e Manutenção, a regional reference in medium and high voltage electrical services.
Today, Patrick Kron, Alstom Chairman and CEO inaugurated the Smart Grid Centre of Excellence in Montpellier, France, in the presence of Jean-Pierre Moure, Président de la Communauté de l’Agglomération de Montpellier and Grégoire Poux-Guillaume, President of Alstom Grid.
Alstom's commitment to delivering cleaner energy across the world has saved more than the equivalent of three times Austria's annual emissions over the last decade, new figures show.
Alstom Grid and Intel today signed a global agreement to combine expertise and work together on solutions and technologies for smart grids and smart cities. The focus will be on embedded intelligence and IT systems security to facilitate a fast roll-out of new architectures for future grids. The deal is the fruit of three years’ close collaboration on projects.
Alstom is launching today at UITP World Congress & Mobility and City Transport Exhibition two innovations: Axonis, a metro system and Urbalis Fluence, a signalling solution.
The Supplier Electromechanical Voith Group and Alstom began producing one of the milestones of its participation on the Brazilian hydropower market.
Between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013, Alstom booked €23.8 billion of orders, up 10% compared to last year. As announced, the group achieved a strong level of orders in the fourth quarter at €6.6 billion, leading to a book-to-bill above 1 for the 10th consecutive quarter.
Alstom Transport plant in Lapa (São Paulo, Brazil) has completed the manufacturing of the first trainset for Chennai metro (India).
Alstom and Transmashholding (TMH), inaugurated a joint production site dedicated to asynchronous traction drives for electric locomotives in Novocherkassk, in southern Russia. This modern traction drive will equip the locomotives jointly developed and manufactured by Alstom and TMH for Russia and Kazakhstan. The inauguration ceremony was held in the presence of Russian Railways Senior Vice-President Valentin Gapanovich, TMH Managing Director Andrey Andreev, and Alstom Transport President, Henri Poupart-Lafarge.
Alstom conducts the fifth graduation of Formare Project
Alstom Renewable Power was selected by Energias do Brazil, to supply all electromechanical equipment to Cachoeira Caldeirão, a 220 MW hydro plant. Energias do Brazil is a subsidiary of the Portuguese EDP Group, one of the largest operators in the European electricity sector.
Electromechanical Supplier Group VOITH and Alstom delivers the first stay ring for the Teles Pires plant
Alstom Renewable Power and Renova Energia, a leader in wind power generation in Brazil, signed the first contract as part of a memorandum of understanding, agreed and announced in February 2012.
Alstom Power has renewed a maintenance contract with Petrobras for seven years to service 11 gas turbines, four steam turbines and 14 generators installed in their Governador Leonel Brizola (Termorio), Fernando Gasparian (Piratininga) and Celso Furtado (Termobahia) combined-cycle power plants.
Alstom Grid has been selected by Petroamazonas, one of the most important Oil and Gas customers in Latin America, to deliver two gas-insulated substations (GIS) in substitution to the old diesel plant.
Alstom Grid has been selected by Interconexion Electrica S.A (ISA), the largest power transmission company in Latin America, for two important contracts in the region, totaling nearly €10 million.
A consortium led by Alstom has been awarded a contract worth around €20 million to supply a particulate removal system using the fabric filter solution to Endesa Chile S.A., the largest electric utility company in Chile.
Located in Taubaté, the first Global Technology Centre (GTC) from Alstom in Latin America gets one of its first equipment: a tank weighing.
When Patrick Kron is appointed Chairman & CEO of Alstom, he takes the helm of a company in a critical situation, whose very survival is at stake. The drastic decisions which will be taken and the considerable efforts implemented in the following years will have a profound effect on Alstom.
Bayreuth, Berlin, Paris. Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project to Alstom. This project connects the North Sea wind farms to the mainland supergrid and has an investment volume of more than €1 billion.
Michel Boccaccio is named Senior Vice-President for the Transport Sector in Latin America, replacing Henri Bussery, named Vice-President of Turnkey Product Line.
Alstom Grid has achieved the best performance ever seen in a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) circuit breaker while testing a prototype at Alstom’s testing facility in Villeurbanne, France, in presence of an independent expert. In less than 2.5 milliseconds , the HVDC circuit breaker interrupted currents exceeding 3,000 amperes. These tests were conducted as part of RTE’s demonstration activities on the architecture and technologies for DC power grids, within the large scale demonstration project TWENTIES supported by the FP7 programme of the European Commission.
As part of a consortium, Alstom was awarded a contract worth approximately 20 million euro by Sao Paulo Metro to provide auxiliary systems for the extension of Line 5 (Lilac). The expansion will start in 2013, with the first station, ‘Adolfo Pinheiro’, to be inaugurated by the end of the year, and is expected to end in 2015.
Alstom Renewable Power announced on 6 February 2013 the signature of a memorandum of understanding with Renova Energia, leader in wind power generation in Brazil, to supply, operate and maintain in Brazil around 440 onshore wind turbines for a total amount exceeding €1 billion.
Santo Antonio do Jari hydro power plant, owned by EDP in Brazil and equipped by Alstom, will receive its first stay ring soon. It is one of the project’s key milestones.
Through a new alliance, Alstom and Capgemini will jointly pursue smart grid projects and launch a first-of-its kind control room technology for electric utilities.
Alstom will supply an Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) to Suzano Papel e Celulose for its pulp and paper plant, located in Mucuri, in the Brazilian state of Bahia. In the past two years Alstom has been awarded four Environment Control Systems (ECS) projects by Suzano’s contractor CBC.
Alstom, as a member of the Saturno consortium , has been awarded by RFI – the Italian Infrastructure Company of FS Group - a contract to supply part of the signalling system and to design and install railway infrastructure on the Treviglio-Brescia section of the Milan-Verona high-speed/high–capacity line. The Alstom part of the contract is worth €20 million. The project is scheduled for completion in spring 2016.
Today Williams Hybrid Power - a division of the Williams group of companies that includes the Williams F1 Team - and Alstom Transport have signed an agreement that will see Williams Hybrid Power’s energy storage technology applied to Alstom’s Citadis trams by 2014.
Alstom wins major contract with Cemig in Brazil to enhance transmission power quality in two substations
Alstom is a member of a team led by Dominion Virginia Power, which has been awarded a $4M USD grant by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to complete the engineering, site evaluation and planning phase for an offshore wind demonstration project in the state of Virginia.
Alstom has signed a contract worth around €105 million with SuperVia - the main railway operator of the Rio de Janeiro state, in Brazil - for the supply of 80 Metropolis metro cars. The new cars will be produced by Alstom’s Lapa plant, which is currently employing 450 people in São Paulo state, but the final assembly of the cars and the tests will take place in a new plant located in Deodoro, a neighborhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Alstom, in a consortium with CAF Brazil, FrotaPoa, has been selected to supply 15 metro trainsets to the Company of Urban Trains of Porto Alegre Brazil, Trensurb.
The transport authority of Ile-de-France region STIF and the Paris metro operator RATP have ordered 14 additional MP05 metro trains to Alstom Transport, for a total amount of €127 million, funded at 100% by the STIF.
IMMA – Indústria Metalúrgica e Mecânica da Amazônia, held last Monday, November 12, in Porto Velho, the inaugural class of the course for Production Assistant, whose participants are handicapped.
Alstom consortium was selected by São Paulo Metro to supply the infrastructure on the second phase of the new metro Line 4-Yellow.
Between 1 April and 30 September 2012, Alstom booked a sound level of orders at €12.1 billion, up 19% compared to the first half of last year, driven in particular by a strong semester for Transport. Over the same period, sales were up 4%, amounting to €9.7 billion.
Alstom has successfully completed the turnkey design, installation and commissioning of the complete electrification and rail control systems for Mexico City´s new metro line 12.
Between November 6 and 8, Alstom will participate in the 15th edition of the Negócios nos Trilhos fair, which gathers professionals of all levels from operator companies from Brazil and Latin America.
Contracts in Chile worth €54 million for the supply of 12 Xtrapolis trains including a five-year maintenance contract. The 12 trains will be manufactured in Barcelona, Spain.
Alstom is pleased to announce the successful commissioning of a new Kaplan power plant in northern Brazil on 17th October
Alstom is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its high voltage equipment manufacturing site located in the city of Itajubá (Minas Gerais State). The site employs around 500 people and produces the widest range of high voltage equipment for the power transmission market.
Alstom Grid has been selected by Light Energia and Light SESA, companies responsible for the power control and distribution in Rio de Janeiro State (Brazil), to supply its e-terraplatform
Alstom to set up its first factory dedicated to the production of towers for wind turbines in Latin America.
Alstom has signed a contract with Neoenergia, one of the biggest private groups in the electrical sector of Brazil for the supply of 3 Kaplan hydro turbines, generators, control command and protection systems as well as electromechanical and erection equipment for the Baixo Iguaçu hydro power plant.
Alstom has signed two contracts totaling €270 million with Queiroz Galvão, one of the main infrastructure groups in Brazil.
As of September 1st, Marcos Costa, currently vice-president of Renewable and Thermal Power Sectors for Latin America, will take over the position of president of Alstom Brazil, maintaining the regional position in power generation sector.
Alstom, a company dedicated to the production of equipment and solutions for rail transport infrastructure, power generation and transmission, holds an internship program annually.
Alstom will supply an Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) for the petrochemical complex of DOW, located in Candeias in the Brazilian state of Bahia.
Alstom recently commissioned the first of three electrostatic precipitators at the oil-fired power plant “José Aceves Pozos” in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, achieving a major improvement in air quality, by capturing more than 90% particulate emissions which were emitted into the atmosphere. With this project, Alstom stands as the technological leader for Air Pollution Control Systems (AQCS) in the Mexican market.
Alstom is in the forefront of innovative technologies to develop sustainable power generation, urban mobility solutions and clean technologies that can improve our way to produce and consume energy and use rail transport in the cities. The company is working with the world’s industry leaders in answering the planet’s most pressing challenges.
These topics will be discussed during the sustainability summit Rio +20 (Brazil) that expects to gather around 50.000 policy-makers and other stakeholders. Besides Rio +20, Brazil will be the place of important events to discuss the future of sustainable solutions.
Between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2012, Alstom booked €21.7 billion of orders, up 14% compared to last year. As announced, the fourth quarter was particularly strong with €6.6 billion of new contracts.
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Odebrecht Energia for the supply of four wind farms in the South of Brazil
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Odebrecht Energia for the supply of four wind farms in the South of Brazil .
The first two Metropolis train sets for Santo Domingo metro Line 2 left Alstom’s factory in Barcelona (Spain) and were shipped to the Dominican Republic on March 28th.
Alstom Grid has successfully completed manufacture and testing of four High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) converter transformers, destined for Brazil’s Rio Madeira project, the longest Direct Current transmission line in the world.
Alstom today placed the corner stone of its future hydro power Global Technology Centre for Latin America, in Taubaté (state of São Paulo - Brazil).
Alstom reinforces its positioning in the Latin American market with the signature of two contracts worth around €10 million for the delivery of two turnkey substations in Colombia.
The Land Transport Authority of Singapore has awarded Alstom a contract worth around €240 million to provide new trains for two metro lines, the Circle Line (CCL) and North East Line (NEL), along with signaling upgrade for both lines.
Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) awarded the signalling work for phase 2 of the East European LGV (high-speed rail line) to a consortium comprised of Alstom Transport, the lead partner, and Legrand SA. The total contract is valued at nearly €40 million and Alstom Transport’s share amounts to €30 million.
Belgian rail operator, Infrabel, and Alstom have just signed a framework contract aimed at continuing the deployment of the European Railway Traffic Management System in Belgium.
Alstom Grid will organize, in April, two courses on the transmission area intended for engineers and technicians.
Porterbrook, one of the three major rolling stock leasing companies in the UK, has selected Alstom to create a fleet of 36 five-car suburban trains to run on South West Trains routes.
Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract worth approximately €240 million by the Swedish utility Svenska Kraftnät for the 1440 MW South-West Link.
The consortium will be responsible to refurbish the generation and transmission equipment.
Nottingham City tram extension contract awarded to Tramlink consortium
Alstom opens on 30 November in Brazil its first wind turbine plant in the South American continent. The plant, located in the industrial complex of Camaçari, State of Bahia, will have an output capacity of 300 MW per year.
An Alstom-led consortium will equip Santo Antonio do Jari hydropower plant in Brazil and Alstom confirms its presence in Peru with an €80 million contract for Chaglla hydroelectric dam
A contract worth approximately €500 million with Norte Energia of Brazil to provide power equipment for the Belo Monte Dam, the world’s third-largest hydroelectric power plant with a planned capacity of 11,230 MW. The Belo Monte project will dam the Xingu river in Brazil’s northern Pará state.
Alstom has signed a 22 million euro contract with Companhia Hidro Elétrica do São Francisco (CHESF) for the modernization of units 1 and 2 of the Paulo Afonso hydroelectric plant located on the River São Francisco in the state of Bahia.
By its acquisition on 7 June 2010 of Areva T&D’s transmission business, Alstom completes a decisive stage in its development by forming a new sector, named Alstom Grid, to supplement the existing two sectors in power generation and rail transport, Power and Transport. Priced at €2.3 billion, this acquisition gives a new dimension to the Group, which, now with its three activities, achieves sales of more than €23 billion and employs more than 96,000 people.
CPTM (Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos), the suburban trains operator of São Paulo metropolitan area in Brazil, has placed an order with Alstom Transport for 9 trainsets for a total amount of around €80 million. Part of Alstom’s Metropolis range, the metros will be developed and manufactured in Alstom’s Lapa plant where the company employs 850 people.
A €400 million contract
A consortium formed by Alstom and Schrader Camargo, a Colombian assembly company, have signed a contract with Emgesa – a subsidiary of Endesa, and the first private operator in Colombia – for the supply and assembly of electromechanical equipment for the 400 MW El Quimbo hydro power plant.
Alstom has won two contracts to equip both the first metro line in Panama and line 2 of the Santo Domingo metro, representing a total amount of more than €300 million.
Alstom, as part of an EPC* consortium with Camargo Correa and CNEC Worley Parsons, announce the start-up of the first 214 MW unit of the Foz do Chapecó hydro power plant, located on the Uruguay river between the cities of Águas do Chapecó (SC) and Alpestre (RS) in Brazil. The plant began commercial operation on 11October.
The consortium Tração 3, composed by Alstom and Tejofran, has won the public bid to develop and supply the new system of 3rd rail for Line 3 of São Paulo Metro.
In accordance with a contract signed with the State of São Paulo in July 2008, Alstom begins to deliver the fully automated control system for the lines 1, 2 and 3 of São Paulo Metro.
Alstom has signed a contract worth €100 million with the Brazilian renewable power generating company, Desenvix, subsidiary of the Engevix engineering group, to build a 90 MW wind farm complex in Bahia, Brazil.
IMMA - Indústria Metalúrgica e Mecânica da Amazônia, the first capital stock industry made to order in the North region of Brazil and the result of a joint venture between Alstom and Bardella, opens today, July 1st, the CCG – Centro de Capacitação Guaporé (Guaporé Qualification Center) in a partnership with SENAI.
The first train of the new 12 Metropolis metros ordered in July 2009 by Brasília’s metro public operator has been delivered on June 29. It has been manufactured at Alstom’s facility in Lapa (Brazil) which employs 850 people.
The unit will be responsible for production of power equipment to Santo Antonio power plant, in Madeira river, Brazil. Investment in the plant is approximately €37 million and 400 jobs are created.
IMMA - Mechanical and Metallurgical Industry of the Amazon
- a joint venture formed by Alstom and Bardella, a leading
Brazilian provider of equipment for the industries of metallurgy,
energy, oil and gas, is being inaugurated today in Porto Velho,
in the State of Rondônia (north of Brazil), in the presence
of Brazilian authorities and Alstom and Bardella executives. The
unit will be responsible for production of power equipment to
Santo Antonio power plant, in Madeira river, Brazil. Investment
in the plant is approximately €37 million and 400 jobs are
Alstom today signed a memorandum of intent with the
Government of the state of Bahia, Brazil, to install its first
industrial wind turbine assembly facility in the country.
On 7 September, Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom,
launched an exhibition on Brasilia’s future tramway system,
in the presence of the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, who is
currently visiting Brazil, of the Brazilian Minister of the
Cities Marcio Fortes and of Governor José Roberto
Alstom Transport has won a contract* worth around
€110 million to supply 48 metro cars for the Brasilia metro
network in Brazil, as well as to modernise its signalling
A contract worth around €110 million23 July 2009.
The first part for Santo Antonio, plant being built on Madeira river, arrives on Friday, 10, to the state of Rondônia.
160 students to receive professional certification in various areas of the metal mechanics industry.
The Indústria Metalúrgica e Mecânica da Amazônia Ltda. – IMMA, the hydro mechanical and lifting equipment manufacturer – and the National Industrial Learning Service (SENAI) will hold a graduation ceremony this Tuesday, January 6, for the first "Guaporé Project" class.
Alstom Hydro, Brazilian industry leader with a 35% share in
the country’s hydropower market, has won a contract of over
€300 million to supply part of the equipment for the Jirau
hydropower plant, including Bulb turbines and generators. Located
135 km from the city of Porto Velho in northern Brazil, the Jirau
hydropower plant will generate up to 3,300 MW and will start in
operation in 2012
Alstom Hydro has been awarded a major contract, valued
approximately 500 million euros, for the supply of
electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical equipment for the Santo
Antônio hydropower plant in Brazil. The contract was signed
with Construtora Norberto Odebrecht, the EPC (engineering,
procurement, construction) consortium leader of the the Santo
Antonio plant. The plant is scheduled to start commercial
operation by mid 2012.
Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom, visited Brazil on
3 and 4 July and announced two new projects for Alstom Brazil in
the transport and energy sectors: the construction of a
hydromechanical equipment plant, located in Rondônia, and a
contract for a fully automated control system for the São
Paulo metro lines.
Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom, visited Brazil on 3 and 4 July and announced two new projects for Alstom Brazil in the transport and energy sectors: the construction of a hydromechanical equipment plant, located in Rondônia, and a contract for a fully automated control system for the São Paulo metro lines.
Alstom has signed a set of contracts worth approximately 85 million euros with ThyssenKrupp CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico Ltda. for the maintenance of their 495 MW TKCSA Rio power plant.
Alstom Hydro* has signed several contracts, worth
approximately 350 million euro, to supply electro-and
hydro-mechanical equipment for hydropower plants in Brazil and
China. These contracts have been booked in the first half backlog
of the 2007/08 fiscal year.
Alstom Hydro has signed several contracts, worth approximately 350 million euros, to supply electro-and hydro-mechanical equipment for hydropower plants in Brazil and China.
Alstom has received a 330 million euro turnkey contract
from Brazilian steel producer ThyssenKrupp CSA Companhia
Siderúrgica to build a 490 MW turnkey combined cycle power
Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo (CMSP), the
company charged with the operation and expansion of the São
Paulo areas metro, has awarded a turnkey contract for
construction of a new line to the Via Amarela consortium.As the
member of the consortium responsible for the electrical and
mechanical infrastructure, ALSTOMs share of the contract is
ALSTOM has won orders for a multiple unit combined-cycle
plant, and for two gas turbines, all in Brazil and with a total
value of over 650 million euros.
ALSTOM has won orders, together worth around 180 million
euros, to supply steam turbine generatorsets for power projects
in Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates
Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos(CPTM), has just
selected the Sistrem Consortium, led by ALSTOM, to build its new
9 km line from CapÐo Redondo to Largo Treze.
ALSTOM, leading the CEITAIPU consortium, has just won the
international bid for design, production, erection and
commissioning of the last two generating units in Itaipu.
In 2009, Alstom, in partnership with Rotary Club Taubaté and UNITAU’s Bioscience Institute, selected the project called Ecological Biodigestors to be sponsored by Alstom Foundation.
A year ago, Alstom inaugurated a space dedicated exclusively to train modernization in the city of Cabreúva, in the state of São Paulo.
Alstom’s light turnkey metro system, was recently launched.
Last week, Lapa Unit, located in São Paulo, received part of the team involved in PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) project, one of the world’s largest in rail transport.
Alstom pasó de ocupar el lugar 294 en el año pasado, este 2014 se posiciona en el lugar 284 dentro de las 500 empresas más importantes en México
Reason Tecnologia, a company acquired by Alstom Grid in January 14, was featured in an article published by the newspaper Valor Econômico about the internationalization of the technological pole of Florianópolis.
Discover the video interview of Roberto Roy, CEO of Panama metro, the interview of Julio Gómez-Pomar Rodríguez, President of RENFE, the 2013/14 key figures and even more...
Fueron entregues el tercer y cuarto tren X’Trapolis Modular destinados al proyecto Rancagua Express de la Empresa de los Ferrocarriles de Estado de Chile.
In May, around 300 executives of Alstom Brasil gathered at Panorama 2014, an annual event featuring presentations of all sectors of the company.
This week, the pre-distributor of the first machine of Belo Monte Hydro Plant was descended.
Last week, Alstom Chile gathered over 150 clients, partners and opinion leaders to discuss the country’s challenges in power generation and transmission and present technology solutions to meet these needs.
Alstom played a key role in the project and we still have employees who participated in this project and built a successful history with us.
40 years ago, Itaipu plant started its history. On May 17, 1974, Brazilians and Paraguayans took the first step to start constructing the plant with the constitution of the binational.
This month, Alstom, leader of the FrotaPoa consortium with CAF Brasil, delivered the first of the 15 metro trains ordered by Empresa de Trens Urbanos de Porto Alegre (Trensurb).
In June, Alstom will conclude the installation of its first set of Kaplan solutions for the Generator Unit 1 of Santo Antônio do Jari plant, located on Jari river, in the Amazon region.
Panama was the meeting place for Metro Club: Alstom Transport customers meeting worldwide.
Recently, we awarded 15 new contracts in the Hydro Service area for projects in Brazil, Chile and Peru. Check out below the interview with Aguinaldo Gimenes, Director of Hydro Service in Latin America
Arribó a Chile la primera subestación de 550 kV de tecnología GIS (Gas Insulated substation) fabricada por Alstom Grid.
After a public tender process, Alstom has been awarded an amendment to the maintenance contract, signed in 2013, with Subterráneos de Buenos Aires (SBASE)
The Director of Alstom Business Development, Roberto Miranda , was elected as Vice - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Associação Brasileira de Energia Eólica - ABEEólica
From May 6 to June 9, Parisians will have the chance to see up close the panels "War and Peace" by Candido Portinari. The exhibition takes place at the Salon d'Honneur of the Grand Palais and is sponsored by Alstom.
Technology Center, from Reason, a company acquired by Alstom Grid, supports the development of new products in the field of measurement and data communication.
Alstom has been awarded contracts to supply two GT13E2 gas turbines and Long Term Services for the Kelar combined-cycle power plant located in Mejillones, North of Chile.
In Panama City, the capital of the country with the same name, the new metro system delivered by Alstom has been attracting a lot of attention since 5 April, the date of its official inauguration in the presence of the President of the Republic of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, local authorities and representatives of Alstom Transport, including Michel Boccaccio, Senior Vice-President Latin America.
Alstom Grid completed the turnkey project to the expansion and reconfiguration of two important power substations of ISA-REP (Red de Energia del Peru S.A.)
Alstom launched on April 16th the first Hydro Training Center LAM totally dedicated to customers and partners, focused on services for hydro plants.
Alstom Grid delivered the Alférez Substation to the city of Cali, whose power quality and capacity contribute to the expansion of the interconnected system of the national grid of Colombia.
Alstom accepted by the government of Bogotá to conduct the feasibility studies of a tramway to Séptima expressway, one of the most important in the city.
Alstom Auxiliary Components closed an important contract for supply a Raymond® Roller Mill type for a calcium carbonate producing unit in Colombia.
In March, the first two train delivered by Alstom to SuperVia started operating. The new train is formed by eight cars, twice as much as those currently operating.
On March 27, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro city, Eduardo Paes, presented the prototype of Alstom´s tramway.
If you live in São Paulo and use public transportation to move around, you have probably used one of the trains modernized by Alstom.
This solution allows for project developers to combine two or even three types of wind turbines of the ECO 100 platform (ECO 100, ECO 110 and ECO 122) in a variable way inside the same wind farm.
Desde el 1 de Mayo del corriente año, las oficinas de Alstom en Argentina se mudarán a una nueva dirección.
Alstom Mexico has been awarded with the Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate (ESR), given by the Mexican Philanthropy Center (Cemefi for its Spanish acronym) and by the Mexican Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility (AliaRSE).
The wind market is reaching high levels in global investments in power, and currently is the component of the energy mix that is growing faster.
Em abril iniciou-se um novo ano fiscal para o Grupo Alstom e é com grande honra que apresento a Alstom News, uma nova publicação bimestral que trará de forma transparente, dinâmica e interativa as principais notícias sobre a empresa no Brasil e na América Latina.
The first nine months of fiscal year 12/13 for Alstom were filled with outstanding events: signature of important contracts and landmarks in our projects, acquisitions, opening of a Unit, among others.
El alcalde de Cuenca, Sr. Marcelo Cabrera, cumplió una agenda de actividades en Francia a finales del mes de Mayo cuyos objetivos eran de fortalecer proyectos de cooperación.
A year after signing the contract, Alstom delivered the first of the ten trains ordered by SuperVia dealership in Rio de Janeiro.
From 5th to 7th November, Alstom participated, for the 16th time, the “Negócio nos Trilhos”, the largest rail event in Latin America.
From 13th to 16th October, Alstom participated in the 22nd edition of the Seminário Nacional de Produção e Transmissão de Energia (SNPTEE), held in Brasilia.
Unit Canoas, inaugurated in August this year, completed the production of its first tower for wind power generation, destined to the Corredor Senandes project.
From October 8 to 10, Alstom participated in the 46th week of Associação Brasileira Técnica de Celulose e Papel (ABTCP), considered the largest event that gather national and international suppliers to the pulp and paper sector.
Between 10 and 13 September, Canoas Unit received a series of exhibitions and interactive activities organized by the students of Projeto Pescar.
Alstom Foundation, a foundation that supports organizations in the realization of projects, will invest in a sustainable development project integrated in the area of Nilo Peçanha
The registration process of the internship program began on August 15 and, until now, received 8,800 entries from students from all over Brazil.
This week, the Communications team of Alstom Brazil received, for the second consecutive year, an important award from the magazine “Negócios da Comunicação”.
Alstom was one of the sponsors of this edition and focused its actions on dissemination of regional trains, the Citadis trams and Axonis
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