Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded largest U.S. offshore wind power order to date: 1.7 GW from Ørsted and Eversource

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received a record order for 1,714 MW from Ørsted and Eversource. Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power order to date. It encompasses the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements in […]


Inter-lab collaboration between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is paving the way for a greener and more resilient power grid – and attracting interest from businesses and government in the process. The Analysis Laboratory for Synchrophasor and Electrical Energy Technology (ALSETLab) at Rensselaer in collaboration with the Advanced Grid Innovation […]

PGE unveils first-of-its-kind ‘Smart Grid Testbed’

U.S. utility Portland General Electric has launched a first of its kind project that will integrate smart grid technologies at a very large scale in the US. The smart grid test bed will accelerate the utility’s energy decarbonization and clean energy efforts, in partnership with customers. Some 20,000 customers across three neighborhoods, Hillsboro, Portland and Milwaukee, will participate in the utility’s demand […]

HEI™ (High Energy Ionizer) Wet Electrostatic Precipitator Offers Major Breakthrough in State-of-the-Art Fine Particulate Control

Bionomic Industries, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of proven air pollution abatement, product and heat recovery technologies, has announced the launch of their new HEI Wet Electrostatic Precipitator System. A breakthrough in the advancement of state-of-the-art fine particulate control, the HEI WESP System incorporates a unique discharge electrode technology that can be sized to specific […]

S&C Electric Company and North Bay Hydro Services Debut Canada’s First Utility-Scale Microgrid

CHICAGO, July 10, 2019 —S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader improving power reliability and delivery worldwide, and North Bay Hydro Services, an Ontario-based municipal electric utility affiliate services provider, today announced the completion of North Bay’s Community Energy Park project with the successful installation of the first utility-scale advanced microgrid in Canada. The system […]

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Awarded Contract to Support Decommissioning of Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station

WILMINGTON, North Carolina—July 10, 2019—GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Comprehensive Decommissioning International, LLC (CDI) to decommission reactor internals and the reactor pressure vessel at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Lacey Township, New Jersey. Employing cutting edge technology, GEH will dismantle, segment and pack […]

Digital leader ABB provides Enel Green Power with predictive software for sustainable hydro operations

ABB is partnering with Enel Green Power to deliver innovative predictive maintenance solutions that will lower maintenance costs and transform the performance, reliability and energy efficiency of its hydropower plants throughout Italy. The three-year contract will enable 33 of Enel Green Power’s hydroelectric plants, comprised of about 100 units, to move from hours-based maintenance to […]

Victaulic® Acquires Globe Fire Sprinkler

Two leading, century-old companies bring added support to fire protection customers, industry EASTON, Pa., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Effective July 8, 2019, Victaulic has purchased Globe Fire Sprinkler. Combined, these two respected companies will have the resources and capabilities to bring exciting new solutions to the fire protection industry around the world. Steven Worthington, who will […]

Voith makes Swiss pumped storage power plant Ritom fit for the future

HEIDENHEIM/QUINTO. Technology group Voith recently received an extensive order for the Ritom pumped storage power plant in Switzerland. The plant has been in operation since as far back as 1920 and will now be replaced by a new facility. Voith will be responsible for design, fabrication, installation and commissioning of the new high-performance generating units. […]

Siemens to supply equipment and services for 840 MW power plant in Iraq

Siemens has received an order to supply the key components and long-term power generation services for the 840-megawatt (MW) Maisan combined cycle power plant in Iraq. CITIC Construction Co., Ltd., the Chinese engineering procurement and construction firm building the plant, and Iraqi developer MPC, part of Raban Al-Safina for Energy Projects (RASEP) awarded the contract […]