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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.
Alstom has just completed this week-end the seaside installation of its new-generation offshore wind turbine, the 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium.
On Saturday November 16th, Alstom delivered its 1,500th Citadis tram on the occasion of the launch by STIF (Ile-de-France Transport Union) and the RATP of the Ile-de-France's tram line 7.
Stable profitability - FCF impacted by project profiles and downpayments : Ambitious cost saving programme accelerated / Strategic mobility to be enhanced through asset sales / Guidance maintained
Alstom has agreed plans for a major upgrade with RWE Generation to implement its high performance MXL2 upgrade package on all nine gas turbines at the 2,200 MW Pembroke and 1,650 MW Staythorpe facilities – Britain’s two biggest gas-fired combined cycle power plants.
PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) signed today a contract with Gibela - a joint venture led by Alstom to supply 600 passenger trains (3 600 coaches) to be delivered between 2015 and 2025. The contract is worth R51 billion and includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility.
The World Energy Congress will take place from 13th-17th October 2013 in Daegu, South Korea. This landmark event in the Energy sector gathers leaders from across the world to discuss the key challenges facing the industry.
On 11 October, Alstom CEO, Patrick Kron, unveiled the first stone of the SILKY building in the Carré de Soie district of Villeurbanne which is due to host Alstom Transport’s entire railway electronics business by 2015.
In contracts totalling €170 million, Alstom has been awarded two long-term service agreements for three natural gas-fired power plants: Equipower’s Milford combined-cycle plant in Connecticut and TransAlta’s Sarnia cogeneration plant in Ontario and Poplar Creek cogeneration plant in Alberta.
Alstom and Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), the holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network, today celebrated the 25th anniversary of Pendolino at Milan's Central Station in Italy. On this special occasion, two Pendolino models were presented; the ETR 401, the first prototype produced in 1974 at Alstom's Savigliano factory in Italy, today a centre of excellence for high-spee
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over €100 million by GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd to equip the 850 MW Ratle hydropower plant, which will be commissioned in 2017.
As part of the project initiated by the Prime Minister in July 2013 and conducted with SNCF to renew Corail trains for the intercity lines, SNCF has ordered 34 Coradia Liner trainsets, the latest generation of long-haul trains from Alstom, for around €350 million .
The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”, in the port of Ostend, Belgium.
Alstom and GDF Suez will prepare a common project to respond to the call for expressions of interest for pilot tidal farms announced today by the French President, François Hollande in Cherbourg.
For the third year in a row, Alstom has been included in the Dow Jones sustainability index (DJSI), which recognizes companies’ corporate and social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. With 77/100, Alstom registers a better score than in 2012 and is largely above the average for the industrial engineering sector included in the index (49/100).
Alstom has secured another important contract in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following its selection by lead contractor Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to supply 4 x 720 MW steam turbine generator sets for the Shuqaiq project. The contract is valued at approximately €170 million.
Alstom’s largest hydropower industrial site was inaugurated in Tianjin, China on September 17, 2013 in the presence of Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom, and Jérôme Pécresse, President of Alstom’s Renewable Power Sector.
Alstom and ScottishPower Renewables have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to incorporate Alstom’s tidal power devices within the Sound of Islay project.
Alstom and its Russian partner, Transmashholding (TMH), present their most recent jointly developed locomotives, the 2ES5 for Russia and the KZ8A for Kazakhstan at the 4th International Rail Salon of Engineering and Technologies EXPO 1520 being held in Moscow on 11-14 September, 2013.
The Maryland Transit Administration has tapped Alstom to modernize Baltimore’s fleet of light rail vehicles at its manufacturing site in Hornell, New York.
Installed in Canoas in Rio Grande do Sul State, South part of Brazil, the site will have the capacity to produce 120 steel towers per year, enough to supply approximately 350 MW of electricity. This factory will supply the southern region of Latin America, a market currently experiencing strong growth. The ceremony was attended by Tarso Genro, Governor of Rio Grande do Sul State, and other local authorities
The turbine connected to the grid has now generated over 10MWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions. Both are major milestones in the development of the tidal stream energy.
In order to refocus on its core activities and be ready for further opportunities, Alstom has decided to concentrate its Bilbao site on activities directly related to hydropower.
The total value of this project, which is financed by the Government of Saudi Arabia through the Public Investment Fund, amounts to €6 billion of which Alstom’s share represents more than €1.2 billion.
Turkey’s leading hydropower equipment provider Alstom has recently signed three major contracts for Alpaslan II (292 MW), Upper Kaleköy1 (636 MW) and Tepekışla (72MW) hydro power plant projects, totalling around €100 million.
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