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Alstom and the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) signed today a Framework Agreement on Establishing Strategic Alliance on Advanced Open Systems for Smart Cities, in presence of Ronan Stephan, Group Chief Innovation Officer of Alstom and Professor Way KUO, President and University Distinguished Professor of City University of Hong Kong.
Today, Alstom announced the opening of the first Smart Grid Centre in the Middle East, a major step in its long term commitment to providing sustainable electricity infrastructure to the United Arab Emirates and the region.
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €85 million by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) to supply two 800 MW supercritical boilers for Darlipalli super thermal power project (STPP) located in Sundergarh, in the State of Odisha (India).
Alstom will deliver the first tram sets of its Citadis Compact to the local authority of Pays d’Aubagne et de l’Etoile on 28 February 2014. After its arrival at the maintenance centre and depot in Aubagne, the first 22-metre long tram will complete a series of track tests until the end of July 2014 to be ready for the commercial launch of the tram service in earl
To ensure a stable, reliable power supply while enabling a cleaner, more sustainable energy mix at affordable prices, Smart Grid technologies are used as a means of interconnecting resources and optimising the performance of their networks.
The project, scheduled for commissioning in 2016, will be one of the first offshore wind farms in the U.S. and will be the world’s first to feature Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6 MW - the largest turbine installed in offshore waters today.
As part of its commitment to protect the Indian transmission grid, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has selected Alstom T&D India to deliver its latest generation of grid security technologies for a critical energy management programme, entitled ‘The Unified Real-Time Dynamic State’ project.
Alstom has signed contracts worth approximately €1.25 billion with Polimex, Rafako and Mostostal Warsawa, members of the consortium in charge of the supply of two 900 MW units to major Polish utility PGE (Polska Grupa Energetyczna).
Alstom has secured a key contract in the United Arab Emirates with Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL), to upgrade two GT13E2 gas turbines with its innovative MXL2 upgrade package. The upgrade will increase flexibility and competitive advantage of DUBAL’s combined-cycle power plant (CCPP).
Over the third quarter 2013/14 (from 1 October to 31 December 2013), Alstom booked €5.6 billion of orders, up 11% compared to the same period last year.
Alstom is committed to ensuring that it conducts business in a responsible way and strives to achieve the highest ethical standards.
Alstom Transport will open a new manufacturing line dedicated to trams in Taubaté, Brazil, operational from December 2014. Based at the Alstom group’s existing hydro manufacturing site in Taubaté, the new manufacturing line will address the Brazilian and Latin American markets where tram projects are booming. The line, which represents an investment for Alstom of around 15 million
After 5 years of legal action, Alstom aims to have its rights recognized by Bulgarian jurisdictions concerning a serious case of fraud and misappropriation of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the desulphurisation project of Maritza East 2 coal fired power plant.
Alstom has signed two contracts totaling around €120 million1 with PSP Investment Ltd for the supply of two 150 MW pump-turbines with the associated balance of plant equipment and Alstom’s Distributed Control System (DCS) for the 300 MW Gilboa pumped storage power plant in Israel.
A new virtual reality system was recently installed at Alstom Thermal Power facility in Baden (Switzerland). This kind of facility helps engineers to show product and plant designs in precise, life-size detail.
Alstom and its local joint venture Satee have been awarded two contracts worth a total of €75 million to supply new traction equipment for more than 550 cars due to operate on Chengdu metro lines 3 and 4 and Xi’an metro line 3 from 2015.
Alstom has signed two contracts totaling around €400 million with Queiroz Galvão, one of the main infrastructure groups in Brazil, to deliver, erect and commission ECO 122 wind turbines at two large wind farms - Caldeirão Grande I and II, both located in the state of Piauí State, Northeast of Brazil.
Alstom is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its APS system (Alimentation Par le Sol, or ground-level power supply) as 26 new Citadis trams enter service in Bordeaux, ordered by the city in 2012.
Alstom has delivered the first of the 11 Citadis trams to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai (UAE). These trams will be in service on the Al Sufouh Road, the first tram line in the Gulf region.
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth close to €125 million by BHEL to supply components and services for 2X500 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP) located at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Alstom is launching MaxSineTM eStorage, a battery energy storage solution (BESS) that will enable energy storage along the grid. This solution will increase energy efficiency and balance energy flow in real-time, based on consumer demand.
With the opening on 15 December 2013 of the direct high-speed line linking Paris (France) and Barcelona (Spain), Alstom’s high-speed (HS) trains have now crossed their 16th border. Alstom is the only rail manufacturer to have built more than 1,100 HS cross-border trains, in service in 18 different countries.
Alstom as part of a consortium has been awarded a contract by RFI (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana), to upgrade the Rome railway intersection, one of Italy’s busiest rail points where high-speed lines intersect with national and regional lines.
Alstom signed a contract to supply additional equipment to Santo Antonio hydro plant, in Brazil, complementing the current project. Alstom will supply two more Bulb turbines, four generators, two speed governors, two excitation systems and six bus bars.
Innovation is one of Alstom’s strategic pillars and what makes the Group a world leader in its sectors. Since 2008, Alstom has organised the « Innovation Awards », an annual competition open to all Alstom employees which invite them to submit innovative projects or inventions.
Alstom announces the signature of an exclusive partnership agreement with STX France , during a meeting of the Region Pays de la Loire strategic committee on marine energies that was held today in Nantes.
Alstom and Arabian Bemco Contracting Co. Ltd have signed an agreement to create a joint venture (JV) company, Alstom Arabia Power Factory Ltd, which will establish a world-class manufacturing facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for power generation components
The European consortium comprising EDF Energies Nouvelles and German company, wpd offshore, have announced that they have submitted two bids for the Tréport and Ile d’ Yeu / Ile de Noirmoutier projects. These two projects fall within the framework of the second call for tenders for French offshore wind energy projects, representing total new capacity of 1,
Following the recent turnkey metro project in Riyadh and the supply of steam turbine generators for Shuqaiq power plant, the Group continues to expand its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by producing and installing major equipment for the Saudi power grid, through its sustained relationship with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia’s electricity utility.
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