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Alstom’s led SuperGrid Institute will be funded by the French state


The European Commission approved the €86.6 million fund from the French state's "Investissements d'avenir" program to support the research oriented Institut pour la Transition Energétique (ITE) 'SuperGrid Institute'.

Alstom’s Tampere unit to supply equipment for HVDC projects in India, Canada and South Korea


Alstom’s Tampere unit to supply equipment for HVDC projects in India, Canada and South Korea.

Alstom Grid nominated for Product Innovation Awards at European Utility Week


Alstom Grid has been nominated for the Product Innovation Awards in Energy Storage as the industry gears up for the upcoming European Utility Week early November in Amsterdam, with over 350 solution provider showcasing innovation at the exhibition.

Alstom works with ScottishPower Energy Networks to strengthen grid stability in Great Britain


Alstom has been awarded a contract by ScottishPower Transmission to provide a flexible wide area monitoring solution to strengthen grid stability in the GB electricity network.

Alstom to supply two synchronous condenser plants in Italy for Terna Rete Italia


Alstom has been awarded a contract by Terna Rete Italia S.p.A, the Italian leading electricity transmission grid operator, to supply two synchronous condenser plants in Partinico and Favara (Sicily, Italy), as part of the ECA consortium . Alstom’s share in the contract is worth close to €30 million, with commissioning expected in December 2015.

Alstom introduces hybrid switchgear HYpact for 16.7 Hertz railway applications


Alstom Grid has developed a new hybrid switchgear specially designed for the railway energy transmission networks in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, based on a rated frequency of 16.7 Hz and a rated voltage up to 145 kV.

Alstom to connect Greek Cycladic islands to ENTSO-E interconnected network


Alstom has been awarded a contract of approximately €35 million by the Greek Transmission Utility Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) for the turnkey supply of four gas-insulated substations (GIS) in Greece.

Alstom brings to market Digital Substation 2.0 featuring smart technologies


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 and PG&E to advance Synchrophasor Grid Monitoring into Proactive Grid Stability Management


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 to increase energy highways with €800 million of HVDC contracts


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).