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Alstom and Japan Transport Engineering Company (J-TREC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly assess the light rail transit and tramway markets. This agreement will lead both companies to jointly contribute to the modernisation of existing tramway lines and the development of new lines in Japan.
On 18 June 2013, Alstom was selected by officials of the Greater Avignon Metropolitan Area to supply 24 Citadis Compact trams. The contract is worth about €45 million. Scheduled for delivery in the spring of 2016, Citadis Compact trams will travel on both lines of the future 14.5-kilometre network.
Alstom's commitment to delivering cleaner energy across the world has saved more than the equivalent of three times Austria's annual emissions over the last decade, new figures show.
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, its Russian partner Transmashholding (TMH) and the Russian Railways (RZD) have entered into an agreement for the development of the first Russian dual-voltage freight locomotive called “2ES20”.
Paris, 30 May 2013. EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore, two key players in European offshore wind energy, have announced the signing of a partnership agreement.
Alstom is launching today at UITP World Congress & Mobility and City Transport Exhibition two innovations: Axonis, a metro system and Urbalis Fluence, a signalling solution.
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 has been awarded a contract by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) , to supply components and services for the 2x800 MW Gadarwara super thermal power plant at Gadarwara, Narsingpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Alstom and Transmashholding (TMH), inaugurated a joint production site dedicated to asynchronous traction drives for electric locomotives in Novocherkassk, in southern Russia. This modern traction drive will equip the locomotives jointly developed and manufactured by Alstom and TMH for Russia and Kazakhstan. The inauguration ceremony was held in the presence of Russian Railw
Alstom Renewable Power was selected by Energias do Brazil, to supply all electromechanical equipment to Cachoeira Caldeirão, a 220 MW hydro plant. Energias do Brazil is a subsidiary of the Portuguese EDP Group, one of the largest operators in the European electricity sector.
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 Renewable Power and Renova Energia, a leader in wind power generation in Brazil, signed the first contract as part of a memorandum of understanding, agreed and announced in February 2012.
Centrica Energy has awarded Alstom a €120 million contract for gas turbine maintenance services at its South Humber Bank power station in the north of the UK. The agreement covers the five Alstom GT13E2 gas turbines installed at the 1260 MW combined-cycle power plant over the next seven years.
Lake Road Generating Company, L.P. has entered into a €125 million service contract with Alstom for its 844 MW combined-cycle power plant located in Dayville, Connecticut. The agreement covers the Lake Road facility’s three Alstom GT24 gas turbines.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply equipment for the Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant located on the Red Sea coast in the western part of Saudi Arabia. This will be one of the country’s first supercritical power plants to run on heavy fuel oil. This investment is part of Saudi Arabia’s objective to expand its power generation base while minimising impact on the environment. The contract is worth around €750 million .
Alstom has been selected to refurbish four steam turbine generator units, with an approximate power capacity of 900 MW each, for Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) 3,512 MW Darlington power plant (Darlington).
The ATC joint venture, consisting of Alstom, TSO and Costain, has been awarded its first contract to fit out and commission the Crossrail tunnels currently being bored under the streets of London.
The French association “France-Palestine” started in February 2007 a legal action in France against the Jerusalem tramway project and decided to sue Alstom on the motive of a violation of the international law for having provided the rolling stock of this tramway system. “France-Palestine” lost its case in first instance in front of a French court and finally lost again its last legal recourse on 22 March 2013 in front of the Versailles court of appeal.
Alstom has given its support to a campaign by the Association Française des Entreprises Privées (AFEP) to promote training and jobs for young people by signing the “Jeunes et Entreprises” (Youth & Business) partnership in Paris on Thursday, 21 May, 2013, in presence of the French labour minister, Michel Sapin.
Capture Power Limited ("Capture Power") today welcomed the UK Government's announcement that it has selected the White Rose CCS Project for funding under the UK CCS Commercialisation Programme (“the Programme”).
Alstom has signed a contract with Harbin Turbine Company Limited (HTC) to supply two sets of GT13E2 gas turbine generators for Huaneng Power International’s (HPI) Suzhou combined heat and power plant. This is Alstom’s third gas turbine order awarded by HTC over the last nine months.
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.
Alstom and NaturEner Energy Canada Inc. (“NaturEner”) have entered into an agreement for the supply of up to 414 MW of wind turbines to be installed at NaturEner’s Wild Rose Projects in Alberta.
The joint venture, KazElectroPrivod, equally owned by Alstom and its Kazakh partner Kamkor, has signed a contract worth €90 million with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), the Kazakhstan national railway company, for the supply of 10,000 point machines over a 10-year period starting in 2013.
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 finalised a contract to provide 34 light rail vehicles and 30 years of maintenance services to the Rideau Transit Group (RTG) consortium that was selected to design, build, finance, and maintain the first line of the Ottawa Light Rapid Transit (OLRT) system worth over €1.5 billion (2.1 billion Canadian dollars). Alstom’s portion of the contract is worth approximately
Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd. (ABFPL), the joint venture company between Alstom and Bharat Forge, has secured in India an order worth over €350 million (Rs. 2,251 crores).
Alstom Renewable Power announced on 6 February 2013 the signature of a memorandum of understanding with Renova Energia, leader in wind power generation in Brazil, to supply, operate and maintain in Brazil around 440 onshore wind turbines for a total amount exceeding €1 billion.
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