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Alstom to build the first series compensation system in the South Australian transmission network


Alstom Grid has been awarded a multi-million euro turnkey contract by ElectraNet Pty Ltd to supply Flexible AC Transmission Systems in Southern Australia. Alstom will supply Fixed Series Compensation to increase the power transmission capacity by approximately 40 per cent, and improve power quality along the 275 kV South Australia – Victoria transmission line.

Alstom installs first HYpact switchgear for substation extension in Austria


Alstom successfully installed three HYpact-modules in Gänserndorf substation, located in Lower Austria and owned by Netz Niederösterreich GmbH, a company of the EVN Group . The HYpact-modules are an extension of the existing substation and were connected to the grid in February. This is the first installation of HYpact switchgear in Austria.

Alstom innovation on display at DistribuTech 2015


Alstom Grid’s Network Management Solutions (NMS) and Substation Automation Solutions (SAS) businesses showcase innovative energy software and smart grid solutions at DistribuTech 2015

Alstom T&D India successfully commissions Rajasthan’s first 765kV substation at Anta


Anta is Rajasthan's first 765 kV substation, and the second largest with a total of twenty-six bays, ten 765 kV bays and sixteen 400 kV bays. This substation will play a significant role in pooling and evacuating the power flow from the three major power plants in the state (Kalisindh, Kawai and Chhabra) to the national grid.

Alstom achieved a sound level of orders and a solid increase in sales


Over the third quarter 2014/15 (from 1 October to 31 December 2014), Alstom booked €1.6 billion of orders, compared to €2.5 billion over the same period last year which included the Riyadh metro (€1.2 billion). The Group's sales, at €1.5 billion, were up 10% organically over the third quarter 2013/14.

Alstom participates in the 8th edition of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi


Alstom will be back at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), from the 19th to the 22nd of January, to present its latest technologies and long-lasting expertise in renewable energy and electricity transmission.

Alstom signs Memorandum of Understanding with IJENKO


Alstom Grid and IJENKO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly commercialise integrated solutions for smart homes


Alstom works with Light Energia to stabilize electricity flow to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract of approximately €6 million by Light Energia, who controls and distributes part of the power in Rio de Janeiro State in Brazil, to improve and modernize Santo Antônio's gas-insulated substation (GIS) in downtown Rio de Janeiro.

Alstom to strengthen electricity network in Malaysia


Alstom has been awarded a €40 million turnkey contract by Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) to reconstruct the 275 kV Tudan substation in Sarawak, one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo, otherwise known as East Malaysia.

Alstom’s Outage Management System delivered in the US


Alstom has delivered a new Outage Management System (OMS) to Alabama Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, the leading US energy producer owning electrical utilities in four US states. The new system will help the company to minimise outage durations and better inform their customers and internal management about outage status and restoration efforts.