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From 1 April to 30 June 2014, Alstom booked €8.2 billion orders, twice the level of the first quarter last year. This record performance derives essentially from a contract with PRASA in South Africa booked in Transport for around €4 billion, as well as a good flow of orders in Renewable Power and Grid.
Alstom Grid has successfully energised the second High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) turnkey project in South Korea, following the first also delivered by Alstom in 1997. The newly energised project, awarded in 2009, establishes a 400 MW HVDC bi-directional transmission line between Jindo and the island of Jeju.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver its Distributed Energy Resources Management System (DERMS) for the Vendée, a French administrative district, located on the west coast of France. Smart Grid Vendée is a €28 million consortium-led demonstration project launched in June 2013 that will last five years
Alstom-Saft consortium contributes to the first demonstration launched by EDF on a megawatt scale for frequency regulation using a lithium-ion battery storage system.
As part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid Demonstration Project, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver Demand Response Management System (DRMS) to Con Edison.
The exhibition and the ‘RZA-2014’ conference this central action for relay protection and automation, representing all complex of modern technologies and developments.
On Thursday 15 May 2014, the ground-breaking ceremony for the onshore converter station takes place at the Dörpen West site in Heede, Germany, with representatives of Transmission System Operator TenneT, contractor Alstom and the mayors of the joint municipalities of Dörpen and Heede taking part, together with local and regional politicians and public figures.
Between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014, Alstom booked €21.5 billion of orders, down 10% compared to last year. Sales, at €20.3 billion, showed a 4% organic growth compared to last year. Income from operations amounted to €1,424 million, down 3%, with a 7% operating margin.
Today, Alstom inaugurated its new site dedicated to substation automation solutions for electrical grids, located in Lambermont (Verviers) in the presence of Melchior Wathelet, Secretary of State for Energy, Environment and Mobility in Belgium, and His Excellency the Ambassador of France in Belgium, Bernard Valero.
Alstom and Unicorn Systems have been selected to provide a flexible energy market management solution for TenneT, one of the top five Transmission System Operators and the first cross-border operator in Europe. The five-year contract replaces a legacy infrastructure that currently supports all of TenneT’s electricity market operations.
The consortium Alstom Grid and WeserWind GmbH have successfully handed over the substation for the Meerwind Süd and Meerwind Ost wind farms. The barge, carrying the 3,000 tonne platform and substation, sailed out on 2 April 2014 to the installation field near Helgoland, North Sea, Germany.
Patrick Kron, CEO of Alstom, and Michel Cosnard, CEO of Inria, are signing today a partnership agreement, bringing their two organisations together in the field of digital technology for the energy and mobility sectors.
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 Grid has been awarded a contract worth €38 million from National Grid SA, in Saudi Arabia, to provide its Network Management Solutions (NMS) for the National Control Centre (NCC) in Northwest Riyadh. This will create the first ever energy market management system in the Middle East and will ultimately bring about an electricity wholesale market between various stakeholders. The first phase is scheduled for delivery 2015.
Alstom’s resin impregnated paper transformer bushing has passed an impressive, first of its kind internal arc test.
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.
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 is pleased to announce that its consulting and systems integration services group, UISOL, has been selected to provide an asset management optimization solution through a competitive procurement by SaskPower.
Alstom Grid and Hydro-Québec’s research institute, IREQ, signed a agreement to commercialise a key product: the MiCOM P848 loss of synchronism relay (RPS).
Stedin, one of the largest distribution utilities in the Netherlands, has deployed Alstom’s Integrated Distribution Management System (IDMS).
Alstom has just successfully completed tests on its high-voltage DC circuit-breaker prototype. The latest series of tests consisted of reproducing the conditions of real actual operational constraints for a high-voltage DC transmission grid.
Alstom Grid today announced that it is acquiring Brazilian company Reason Tecnologia S.A. - a Florianópolis-based provider of measurement and substation automation network products for transmission and distribution (T&D) customers.
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.
Alstom Grid has successfully delivered the 420 kV electrical substation in Barkeryd, Sweden, after two and a half years of construction. The switchyard, situated in the municipality of Nässjö, southern Sweden, will be connected to Svenska Kraftnät’s South West Link.
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 recently joined the Smart City Council (SCC) based in the United States, as Lead Partner. As a worldwide market leader in IT systems and solutions for managing energy, Alstom brings its expertise to accelerate the transition to smart and sustainable cities.
Alstom Grid displays its latest generation of T155 gas-insulated substation (GIS) at the 2013 GCC Power in Abu Dhabi, taking place from 18 to 20 November.
Stable profitability - FCF impacted by project profiles and downpayments : Ambitious cost saving programme accelerated / Strategic mobility to be enhanced through asset sales / Guidance maintained
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