Alstom connects the German offshore windFocus on freight transport in EuropeAlstom bets on tidal energyAll about the steam turbineFrom Turkey to Slovenia: installation of a giant power transformer
More than €1 billion worth of DC and AC high-tech equipment to link the DolWin offshore wind farm to mainland Germany
The Smart Grid movie "Architecture of a Smart Grid" is dedicated to presenting and explaining how a smart grid is built over the entire energy landscape - from generation to the end-user, through power transmission and distribution.
Alstom Grid and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), one of the largest electric utilities in the world, have announced the creation of KEPCO Alstom Power Electronics Systems (KAPES). The joint venture will focus on delivering high voltage direct current (HVDC) projects in Korea. This long term strategic relationship aims at increasing Korean transmission grid capabilities based on Alstom technology. The joint venture is implemented with a shareholding of 49% for Alstom and 51% for KEPCO.
The consortium Alstom Grid and Keppel Verolme has successfully installed an offshore substation for Global Tech I, an offshore wind farm located in the German North Sea. Installed on site by Keppel Verolme, the floating, self-erecting substation, based on the Mobile Offshore Application Barge (MOAB), a design of Overdick, will be applied for an offshore wind farm substation in Germany.
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 Grid has successfully delivered the offshore substation platform for the Trianel wind farm Borkum in the German North Sea, and handed it over to Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG.
Alstom Grid and Soyuz Holding have signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture and commercialise high voltage switchgear as part of ongoing efforts to modernise the Russian electrical grid. The joint venture will be owned 51% by Alstom Grid and 49% by Soyuz Holding and will be part of Alstom’s worldwide industrial organisation, benefiting from its industrial know-how and technological expertise.
Alstom and Ampacimon have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly deliver electric utility solutions to safely increase the power flowing through existing overhead lines of the grid, unlocking additional capacity previously unavailable.
During GridTech 2013, the 4th international exhibition in India, Alstom Grid presents P60 Agile, its new range of intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) providing a comprehensive one-box solution for the complete protection, control, recording and measurement of electrical power systems. This latest novelty to come out of Alstom Grid is especially well suited to smart distribution networks and is intended for utility operators an
Two transformers manufactured by Alstom’s Wuhan factory (China) in the frame of Brazil’s Rio Madeira transmission line contract have arrived at the Porto Velho substation in north-west Brazil. The total journey of the transformers from Wuhan to Porto Velho took around 70 days with stops in Shanghai (China), Manaus (Brazil) and Porto Velho.
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.
The city of Mureaux (Yvelines, France) is launching a centre for education, research and information on energy efficiency and electric vehicles to develop future technologies for the Smart Grid.
Alstom Grid has been awarded a three-year electrical substation services contract, worth more than €3 million, with TransnetBW in Germany, covering planned and unplanned maintenance and emergency repair on all of their high voltage assets. The scope of the contract includes power transformers, circuit breakers, disconnectors, gas-insulated switchgear, instrument transformers, AC/DC auxiliary supply and thermographic measurement.
On 1st February, EMBIX, the Alstom and Bouygues Joint Venture Company, took part in an "Intelligent Networks" roundtable discussion hosted by CEA-INES in Grenoble, France. Delphine Batho, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy and Geneviève Fioraso, Minister of Higher Education and Research
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 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 reinforces commitment to North American manufacturing with the expansion of its power transformer facility in Canada.
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