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Alstom added another feather to its cap by successfully achieving the synchronization and full load of the two 55 MW units of the Chuzachen hydro power plant project located in east district of Sikkim on 24th April 2013.
Alstom and Japan Transport Engineering Company (J-TREC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly assess the light rail transit and tramway markets. This agreement will lead both companies to jointly contribute to the modernisation of existing tramway lines and the development of new lines in Japan.
Alstom presents new solutions and optimised technologies to implement the energy turnaround
On 18 June 2013, Alstom was selected by officials of the Greater Avignon Metropolitan Area to supply 24 Citadis Compact trams. The contract is worth about €45 million. Scheduled for delivery in the spring of 2016, Citadis Compact trams will travel on both lines of the future 14.5-kilometre network.
Alstom’s Pierre Gauthier recently accepted an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Two divisions from Alstom Transport in Spain dedicated to Signalling and Electrification & Turnkey Systems, have participated in the execution of the high-speed project between Albacete and Alicante. The main milestones of this project were record delivery times, public-private partnership funding scheme and pioneering technology:
Alstom showcased its Transport solutions at the 12th International Transport, Transit and Logistics Exhibition, TransCaspian 2013, organized in Baku Expo Centre (Azerbaidjan) from 13th to 15th June.
Hakan Karadoğan has been appointed as Alstom Grid Turkey Power Transformers Unit Managing Director. Alstom Grid Turkey has been manufacturing power transformers in Gebze site since the 1960s and exports 85% of its production. It is the Turkish export champion in the category of “Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment”.
On 13 June 2013, Elbląg saw the celebration of presenting awards to Elbląg-based Alstom Turbine Factory and Alstom Foundry.
Alstom’s first Nordic wind farm starts production in Finland
At the heart of the new transformer station in Berlin is Alstom’s gas-insulated, and space-saving, high-voltage electrical substation, which switches the power at the 110,000 volt level.
During one week in May, two teams of Alstom power technology experts showcased technologies vital to the future of coal and nuclear power in the U.S., and worldwide.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to retrofit intermediate pressure (IP) turbines at West Burton and Cottam coal-fired power stations. The retrofit will improve the efficiency and extend the life of turbines at the two EDF Energy power stations.
Alstom’s North American services team are using a new approach – pop-up manufacturing – to overhaul O’Hare airport’s fleet of 15 people movers.
4th – 6th June, Alstom Grid took part in Smart Grid Paris as strategic sponsor. Delphine Batho, French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy attended the event to present the “Smart Awards” and visited the Alstom booth.
Laurent Schmitt , Vice-President SmartGrids France, announced yesterday that the association will become a member of the Global Smart Grid Federation, an international consortium which brings together the major actors of the Smart Grid industrial sector.
Alstom, RTE and their partners announced the launch of the Smart Substations Project (Poste Eléctriques Intelligents), during the Smart Grids Paris exhibition, held 4th-6th June in Paris, France. The announcement was made in the presence of Delphine Batho, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development & Energy. The Smart Substations Project is a world premiere, a precursor to the smart grids of the future and an important step on the road to the energy transition.
EMBIX, the Alstom and Bouygues Joint Venture Company, is taking part in COOPERATE, a European pilot project which aims to encourage groups of buildings and neighbourhoods which are producing more energy than they consume. The project received €3.5 million of funding as part of the European Commission Seventh research programme.
Alstom technology experts last week briefed Members of Congress and their staffs on new ways to utilize coal for power generation.
The 22nd new Alstom Metropolis metro trainset entered commercial service
The business field of ‘Transport Life Services’ (TLS) in Germany further extends its regional presence and its range of services, thus turning into a growth engine
Markus Alholm, country president of Alstom in Finland, has today received a military medal of honor from the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces.
Today, during the APTA Rail Conference, Alstom unveiled its Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle, which is custom-built to meet the needs of North American cities.
Alstom Grid recently announced it will deliver a new pipeline SCADA control system for Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL).
In the presence of Cornelia Yzer, Senator of Berlin for Economic affairs, Alstom Grid GmbH has opened in the Berlin district of Neukölln an Offshore-Project office to handle all activities connecting offshore windparks to the mainlandgrid.
Alstom, its Russian partner Transmashholding (TMH) and the Russian Railways (RZD) have entered into an agreement for the development of the first Russian dual-voltage freight locomotive called “2ES20”.
Kate Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, has visited the site of the new Carrington gas-fired- power station as a special guest of contractors Alstom and DF
Alstom supports ETH Zurich projects
Alstom T&D India has concluded the successful delivery of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited’s (PGCIL) 230 kV transmission project, worth around INR 1050 million (€15 million), in Myanmar.
The first of 20 multiple train units manufactured for PKP Intercity by Alstom will arrive for tests in Poland this year. Comfortable and safe trains will be operated starting from 2014. The trains will bring new quality on tracks and respond to the needs of various passenger groups – emphasised Janusz Malinowski, PKP Intercity President. On 28 May 2013, both companies presented the train appearance and facilities for passengers offered by the new Express InterCity Premium.
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