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Alstom completes work on Nottingham tram extension

25/08/2015

Alstom and JV partner Taylor Woodrow completed work on the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) extension allowing millions of Nottingham commuters to have comfortable and eco-friendly journeys into and out of the city.

Carrington Power Station starts new testing work

24/08/2015

Alstom and DF Energy, consortium partners for the construction of Carrington Power Station, are to carry out pneumatic testing of the gas pipeline to the new power station from 24 August to 11 September 2015. 

Partington Parish Council visit Carrington Power Station

06/08/2015

A group of Partington Parish Councillors and local residents paid a return visit to Carrington Power Station to get a better idea about how much the power station, which is being built on their doorstep, has progressed. 

A Golden Moment at the Jubilee

06/08/2015

Alstom and DF Energy, consortium partners for the construction of Carrington Power Station, have donated a total of £17,000 to Broadoak School in Partington.  Alstom and DF jointly donated £10,000 and Alstom Power added a further £7,000 to the fund.  The surprise presentation took place during the Golden Jubilee celebrations at Broadoak School on 2 July.

Alstom’s protection and control for UK’s Crossrail project

04/08/2015

Alstom’s UK Grid business has been awarded a contract by Crossrail to install protection and control systems for four key central section traction power substations. The systems will be operational by 2018.

Alstom Grid to supply Substation Automation Solutions for three UK offshore wind farms

15/07/2015

Alstom has been awarded substation automation contracts for three of DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms. The systems will be fitted at the Race Bank project off the Norfolk Coast, the Walney Extension in the Irish Sea and at the Burbo Bank Extension in Liverpool Bay. All three projects are currently at various stages of development.All projects will feature Alstom Grid’s DS Agile, the company’s next generation digital control system for smart substations. DS Agile’s advanced situational awareness features coupled with leading-edge MiCOM P40 Agile protection range will allow the customer to protect, monitor and control their assets. The DS Agile user-friendly operator interface gives access to key data through interactive dashboards, allowing efficient supervision of the health and performance of the equipment. It also permits operators to “zoom-in” and get valuable information, allowing them to pro-actively take decisions to mitigate issues and maximise energy flows from the windfarms.

Kane is able as two Stafford-based Alstom apprentice welders reach top final of top welding competition

13/07/2015

Kane Foulkes and James Elliott, both apprentice welders at Alstom in Stafford, have won the right to compete for the SkillWeld National title of best apprentice welder.

Funding Boost for Abbots Lea School

08/07/2015

Alstom and DF Energy, consortium partners for the construction of Carrington Power Station in Manchester, have donated £1000 to Abbots Lea School, based in Liverpool. 

Family Fun Day Funding

08/07/2015

Alstom and DF Energy, consortium partners for the construction of Carrington Power Station, have contributed £950 towards the cost of running the Friends of Cross Lane Park Family Fun Day, which took place at Cross Lane Park on Saturday 27 June.

Work starts on new Alstom facility in Stafford

06/07/2015

International engineering company Alstom has held a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of work at its new multi-million pound facility in Stafford.