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Alstom to supply two synchronous condenser plants in Italy for Terna Rete Italia


Alstom has been awarded a contract by Terna Rete Italia S.p.A, the Italian leading electricity transmission grid operator, to supply two synchronous condenser plants in Partinico and Favara (Sicily, Italy), as part of the ECA consortium . Alstom’s share in the contract is worth close to €30 million, with commissioning expected in December 2015.

Alstom introduces hybrid switchgear HYpact for 16.7 Hertz railway applications


Alstom Grid has developed a new hybrid switchgear specially designed for the railway energy transmission networks in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, based on a rated frequency of 16.7 Hz and a rated voltage up to 145 kV.

Alstom to connect Greek Cycladic islands to ENTSO-E interconnected network


Alstom has been awarded a contract of approximately €35 million by the Greek Transmission Utility Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) for the turnkey supply of four gas-insulated substations (GIS) in Greece.

Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission grid operator TenneT in Germany


Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply a synchronous condenser for TenneT TSO GmbH, a transmission grid operator.



Alstom to increase energy highways with €800 million of HVDC contracts


Alstom Grid has won three major High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) contracts with a total value of €800 million (approximately half of this amount was booked in Q1 of the current fiscal year, the other half will be booked in Q2).

Connecting innovation for a sustainable world


Alstom Grid unveils its latest innovations at CIGRE 2014, the biennial worldwide forum of the electrical power industry, held in Paris, France. Alstom’s experience and expertise are once again the creative springboard towards technological developments, which combine invention and innovation for today and tomorrow’s electrical challenges.

Alstom and PG&E to advance Synchrophasor Grid Monitoring into Proactive Grid Stability Management


Alstom Grid, along with other solution providers, have partnered with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to continue collaboration into Phase II of PG&E’s synchrophasor project, Synchrophasor Technology Realization.

Alstom brings to market Digital Substation 2.0 featuring smart technologies


This week at CIGRE 2014, Alstom announced the release of Digital Substation 2.0, bringing together the powerful potential of primary and secondary plant smart digital technologies. The release is already under execution with customers.

Transforming the grid…with Alstom


Alstom Grid will participate in CIGRE conference & exhibition 2014 at Palais des Congrès de Paris, France on August 24-29, 2014.