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Alstom’s tidal turbines have generated over 1GWh to the Scottish grid


As part of their testing programmes at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, Alstom’s tidal devices have now generated over 1GWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions, to the Scottish grid. 

Alstom works with ScottishPower Energy Networks to strengthen Scottish grid with sub-synchronous oscillation monitoring


Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract by ScottishPower Energy Networks, the transmission and distribution network operator in Central and Southern Scotland, to strengthen Scottish grid with the provision of sub-synchronous oscillation monitoring and detection capabilities. This contract includes a grid monitoring and detection system for real-time early warning of sub-synchronous oscillations (SSO) and off-line analysis of system behaviour related to the physical effects of series compensation and HVDC systems on nearby generation units.

Positive Partington visit Carrington Power Station


Eight members of community group Positive Partington visited Carrington Power Station to get a better idea about how the power station on their doorstep was developing.

New Tram named after Nottingham's boxing hero


One of Nottingham’s brand new trams has been named after local sporting hero and boxing world champion, Carl Froch.

Trafford Planners visit Carrington Power Station


Planning officers from Trafford Council have visited Carrington Power Station to see at first-hand how the development was progressing.

Alstom welcomes the next generation of graduate engineers


Alstom has welcomed the 2014 intake of 17 new graduates, with eight of the new recruits joining the Grid sector, five join Thermal Power and four join Transport.

Face Lift for Moss View Scout Hut


Partington Parish Council (PC) members were delighted when their request for funding to renovate the Moss View Scout Hut received a positive response from Alstom and DF Energy to the tune of £5,000.

Family Activity gets funding from Alstom and DF


The Family Activity day organised by the Partington Library and Wellbeing Centre received a helping hand from Carrington power station construction partners Alstom and DF Energy with a cheque for £200.

1000 Steam Turbine Cylinder Retrofits and counting


Alstom’s Rugby-based Thermal Services unit has won its 1,000th cylinder retrofit contract by scooping an order to retrofit four Dongfang DEC600 MW steam turbine units in China.

Welcoming our new apprentices


Our Apprenticeship programme is an essential way for us to help talented young people build their careers, and for us to encourage new generations of expertise and innovation.