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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 Grid and Intel today signed a global agreement to combine expertise and work together on solutions and technologies for smart grids and smart cities. The focus will be on embedded intelligence and IT systems security to facilitate a fast roll-out of new architectures for future grids. The deal is the fruit of three years’ close collaboration on projects.
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.
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.
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.
Alstom Grid has achieved the best performance ever seen in a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) circuit breaker while testing a prototype at Alstom’s testing facility in Villeurbanne, France, in presence of an independent expert. In less than 2.5 milliseconds , the HVDC circuit breaker interrupted currents exceeding 3,000 amperes. These tests were conducted as part of RTE’s demonstr
Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract by Hydro-Québec - one of North America’s largest utilities - to design, supply and install a new 315 kV Static VAr Compensator (SVC) at the Figuery substation located in Amos, Quebec.
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
Through a new alliance, Alstom and Capgemini will jointly pursue smart grid projects and launch a first-of-its kind control room technology for electric utilities.
Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract by Sri U Thong Co. Ltd, for services worth over €4 million, to install seven gas-insulated substation (GIS) bays for the Vibhavadi extension project in southern Thailand.
The Atlantic Wind Connection today selected Alstom to provide HVDC transmission technology for the first-ever U.S. offshore power transmission system.
Alstom has signed two contracts totaling approximately €16 million, with the National Power Transmission Corporation (NPT), a subsidiary of Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) to supply primary equipment and materials for the 500/220 kV My Tho and Vinh Tan substations in South Vietnam.
Alstom wins major contract with Cemig in Brazil to enhance transmission power quality in two substations
Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract by the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to supply, install, and commission a 230 kV underground gas-insulated substation, for the “Diana project” on the Paseo de la Reforma avenue in Mexico City. The substation will increase power supply and insure a more stable energy source for the city’s commercial hub.
Alstom Grid today announced that it has closed the acquisition of ASAT Solutions Inc. (ASAT), a Calgary, Alberta, Canada based substation automation solutions provider.
ASAT is a Smart Grid technology company that specializes in managing, securing, and delivering substation information for utility operation, maintenance and asset management applications. The Smart Substation technologies enable the electric utilities to be proactive with the information for improving the power system operation
Alstom validates new Broadband Power Line Carrier technology for medium voltage power grid applications
Alstom Grid energy market software now allows PJM Interconnection to respond more efficiently to rising demand for electricity with fast-ramping energy resources.
eStorage, a consortium of major European stakeholders from the entire electric power value chain, has been awarded a €13.3 million grant by the European Commission to develop a solution for cost-effective integration of intermittent renewable energy generation, such as wind, into the electrical grid.
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