New hybrid energy power plant built in Madagascar
Madagascar: Cross-boundary Energy has been awarded the contract to supply a hybrid solar plant to NextSource’s Molo graphite mine in Madagascar.
The 20-year contract has been designed to scale up alongside the projected production output of the Molo mine.
Siemens Energy supplies main electrical equipment for largest US offshore wind project
USA, Virginia: Siemens Energy will supply the main electrical equipment for the grid connection of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.
The 2.6 GW wind farm that will include up to 180 turbines standing slightly more than 243 m (800 ft) tall, is the largest offshor
USA flags insufficient transformer steel output as threat to national security
USA: The USA flagged a national security threat to its power grid after the sole producer AK Steel.
It said that the subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. could stop producing grain-oriented electrical steel, a key material used in manufacturing transformers, due to un
50 years of delivering transformers from Hitachi Energy’s Canadian transformer plant
VARENNES (QUEBEC), CANADA — In October 2021, the factory was able to look back on 50 years of experience in large power transformer manufacturing.
Hitachi Energy’s large power transformer plant located in Varennes (Quebec) is celebrating 50 years of servin
Ghana commits to renewable energy with 8 planned solar plants
Ghana, Accra: The government of Ghana has reaffirmed its commitment to renewable energy and sustainable development goal seven (SDG7).
For that purpose, Bui Power Authority (BPA) is planning to construct eight solar plants in the northern part of the country.
According to BPA,
Pran steps up in making transformers
Bangladesh: Pran-RFL Group, one of the largest businesses in Bangladesh, has announced the start of manufacturing power transformers.
The company thus intends to enter into the approximately $1.8 B (Tk 15,000 crore) market for electric equipment marker thanks to
WEG supplies dry-type transformers to Easy Power
Brazil: Concerned with the growing demand for electric energy, WEG invests in technological innovations that bring efficient and ecological solutions.
Thus, WEG supplied the customer with five dry-type transformers and 18 synchronous alternators of the AG10
Uzbekistan to launch the first digital substation in 2023
Uzbekistan, Zafarabad: In 2023, the first digital substation in Uzbekistan will start operating, as reported by Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry.
The substation will be located in Zafarabad, Jizzakh region, and is designed for a voltage of 220 kV. The turnkey const
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