Eskom transmission plan to add 30 GW over the next decade
South Africa: Eskom says it plans to add at least 30 GW of new generation capacity – mainly from solar and wind energy sources – to the system over the next 10 years.
This was revealed in the power utility’s Transmission Development Plan for 2022 to 2031
Siemens Energy brings green energy to New York State
USA, New York, Long Island: Siemens Energy has been awarded its first offshore grid connection project in the United States.
In a consortium with Aker Solutions, the company will supply the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that will bring green energy fro
National Grid UK announces North Sea Link ready to come into operation
BLYTH, UK & KVILLDAL, NORWAY — North Sea is the world’s longest subsea cable, connecting the UK and Norway and allowing them to share clean energy with one another.
The joint venture with Norwegian system operator Statnett is national Grid UK’s latest
Egypt and Greece sign MOU for electrical interconnection project
Greece, Athens: Egypt and Greece have signed an MoU for an electrical interconnection project of connecting the two countries via subsea cable.
Under the terms of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), a working group of senior officials, representatives of the power grid operators
Siemens Energy installs world’s first leased rapid response transformers
USA, Florida, Orlando: Siemens Energy has announced the successful delivery and installation of three single-phase Pretact® GSU Sensformer™ transformers.
The transformers were deployed to provide a solution in response to a failed conventional transformer at a combined cycle p
Champions-league transformer commissioned in Germany
Germany, Pulverdingen: The Siemens Energy transformer was made ready by Siemens Energy and Flux Transformer Services in Pulverdingen Substation.
A 400 kV three-phase unit with a power rated of 600 MVA was installed for the German network operator
Dry-type transformers for security at mini-substations
South Africa, Pretoria: Trafo Power Solutions will supply two custom-engineered mini-substations to a motor plant expansion in Pretoria.
The two units will be located outdoors, serving to power the lighting system and security requirements of the facility, as well as other loa
Transformers Magazine’s research on Mergers and Acquisitions
The transformer and related equipment manufacturing ownership landscapes have been re-shaped with some significant M&A transactions taking place over the last two years. As is customary with M&As, these transactions are not always widely published and are only announced de facto.<
The Ganz factory in Tápiószele can become Hungarian-owned again
Hungary, Tápiószele: Ganz Transformers and Electric Rotating Machines Ltd. purchased the Ganz factory in Tápiószele and the related assets in a public auction.
Thus, the company will soon be able to support the activities of the plant with a long history as a
Hitachi ABB Power Grids installs new digitalized transformer at Sweden’s tallest hydropower dam
TRÄNGSLET IN ÖSTERDALÄLVEN, SWEDEN — The project included transportation plus on-site installation and final assembly in this challenging location.
The 120-meter-tall hydropower dam belonging to Fortum, one of the country's largest hydropower produ