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Alstom today announces the closing of the sale of its steam auxiliary components business to Triton, a leading European investment firm.
Alstom will celebrate the arrival of the first Citadis Compact at the launch of the first tramway line of the Pays d'Aubagne et de l'Etoile urban district in France.
This week at CIGRE 2014, Alstom announced the release of Digital Substation 2.0, bringing together the powerful potential of primary and secondary plant smart digital technologies. The release is already under execution with customers.
Alstom is opening the second tram line with greater Le Mans council in the presence of Jean-Claude Boulard, mayor of Le Mans and president of Le Mans Métropole, and François Papin, Site Managing Director of La Rochelle. The network is growing from 15.4 km to 19 km and the Citadis fleet is expanding from 26 to 34 trams. The eight new trams were ordered in 2012 to reinforce the service on line 1 and to operate on line 2.
Alstom Grid, along with other solution providers, have partnered with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to continue collaboration into Phase II of PG&E’s synchrophasor project, Synchrophasor Technology Realization.
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).
Alstom Grid unveils its latest innovations at CIGRE 2014, the biennial worldwide forum of the electrical power industry, held in Paris, France. Alstom’s experience and expertise are once again the creative springboard towards technological developments, which combine invention and innovation for today and tomorrow’s electrical challenges.
ONS (National Power System Operator) released the monthly commercial operation and generation results from wind power market in Brazil.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply a synchronous condenser for TenneT TSO GmbH, a transmission grid operator.
The photo, of a person or a group, can be taken on a train, a tram, a metro or when setting off for a journey in a station or on a platform.
Alstom launches an LTE (4G) pilot for the metro market to demonstrate the performance of a multi-services broadband radio network. Alstom has been working on LTE since the technology has been available from the telecom industry. This pilot will be using Huawei’s LTE technology following the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two companies in April 2014.
Discover in several videos how Alstom Transport designs a seamless railway world, including devising railway solutions tailored to the 1520 mm market with its strategic partner, TMH.
Gibela, the South African rail transport company in which Alstom has a 61% holding, was officially presented in Johannesburg in South Africa on 30 July in the presence of the South African Deputy Minister of Transport and representatives of local institutions, partners, suppliers and the media.
Alstom is about to deliver a refurbished Francis turbine wheel to the Genissiat hydroelectric power station, located on the border between Ain and Haute-Savoie departments, in France.
Alstom and TMH 2ES5 locomotive just obtained the certification, confirming its compliance with Russian mandatory safety norms. By 2020, 200 units will be delivered to the customer, Russian Railways (RZD). The first ones should enter commercial service during autumn and will start operating in Syberia along winter time.
Alstom has been awarded contracts worth approximately €335 million ($450M) to supply a power island (KA24) for Iberdrola’s Monterrey III combined-cycle power plant in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon. The contracts also include a Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA) for new unit 5 and for the existing 4 units. The commissioning is scheduled in 2016.
Alstom Grid will participate in CIGRE conference & exhibition 2014 at Palais des Congrès de Paris, France on August 24-29, 2014.
Alstom has obtained all homologations by the German Federal Railway Office for its 91 Coradia Lint regional trains half a year prior to their scheduled start of operations.
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 September 23-26, 2014, Hamburg will become the gateway to the world of wind energy.
Alstom Transport JV SATCO has delivered the first two driverless metros of 42 new metros ordered by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) in February 2012 (the company’s largest contract in Asia Pacific). These are the first metros to be manufactured in Asia for LTA in Singapore - proximity being of key importance to Alstom – but also SATCO’s first involvement in the detailed and 3D design of the trains and production for export.
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 commissioned the new Málaga Metro signalling system on lines 1 and 2 which officially enters into service on 30th July. It is based on Alstom’s Urbalis 400 CBTC, a train control system using radio communication which allows real time information about the location of the trains and improves substantially line operability and safety.
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's commitment to closely engage with and support its customers continued at the well-attended GT13E2 Users' Conference, North Lincolnshire, UK
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.
Alstom Grid has successfully energised the second High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) turnkey project in South Korea, following the first also delivered by Alstom in 1997. The newly energised project, awarded in 2009, establishes a 400 MW HVDC bi-directional transmission line between Jindo and the island of Jeju.
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’s ordinary and extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, convened on 1 July 2014,
approved all the resolutions with the exception of the 20th resolution, which proposed to introduce in the bylaws of Alstom a new provision in order to maintain single voting rights.
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