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HVDC


Heavy Push by Industry, Biden Administration to Jumpstart Transmission Expansion, Grid Modernization

Bolstering the Biden administration’s recently announced initiatives to modernize the nation’s grid and improve its resilience, the Department of Energy (DOE) on April 27 made up to $8.25 billion in…


Hitachi Absorbs ABB Power Grids in New $10B Joint Venture

Hitachi on July 1 commandeered a majority share of ABB’s lucrative Power Grids business and officially launched a joint venture company—Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The new company, which already has…


Sumitomo Electric secures >€500M “Corridor A-Nord” High-Voltage DC Underground Cable Project in Germany which sets new innovative benchmarks in the HVDC Industry
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Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., with the support of its technology partner, Südkabel GmbH, to deliver the highest voltage 525-kV XLPE(*1) Insulated High-Voltage DC (HVDC) underground cable system for German Corridor…


POWER Digest [May 2020]

OPG Reaches First Criticality at Darlington 2, Delays Work at Unit 3 Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Unit 2 reactor, the first of four reactors the company is overhauling at…


Evolution of the Smart Grid at Forefront of Transformative Change

The power industry is in the midst of a shake-up, a revolution in how electricity is generated and distributed. Smart grid technology is changing the way utilities and customers interact,…