Grid Archive

11 Aug 2015

Xcel Energy selects ABB to strengthen transmission grid in New Mexico

ABB has won a contract to provide two static var compensators (SVCs) to support Xcel Energy’s transmission grid expansion in New Mexico. CTBR – News
5 Aug 2015

Alstom T&D India to deliver transformers and reactors to Power Grid

Alstom T&D India has won three contracts worth about €33m to deliver transformers and reactors to Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (Power Grid). CTBR – News
2 Aug 2015

ABB commissions 800MW DolWin1 offshore wind grid link in Germany

ABB has handed over the 800MW DolWin1 high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore wind grid connection in the German North Sea to TenneT. CTBR – News
5 Jul 2015

EV Battery Second Use Can Improve Grid Stability, NREL Reports

Originally published on Kompulsa. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has recommended battery second use (B2U) as a way to offset the cost of electric vehicles and improve electricity grid stability. What is B2U? Battery second use
3 Jul 2015

Alstom wins contract to integrate wind farms in Southern Brazil to grid

Alstom has won a contract worth about €100m with Eletrosul Centrais Electricas to integrate wind farms in southern Brazil into the country’s transmission grid. CTBR – News
26 Jun 2015

Alstom, Saft commission energy storage system at EDF’s Concept Grid lab in France

A consortium of Alstom and Saft has commissioned a smart battery energy storage system (BESS) at Electricité de France’s (EDF) Concept Grid Lab. CTBR – News
25 Jun 2015

GRID Alternatives Empowers Low-Income Homes In Baltimore

Originally published on Solar Love. GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit that seeks to bring clean solar power to low-income people and provides training for those looking for jobs in the solar industry. Its slogan is: People. Planet.
24 Jun 2015

World Bank provides $30m financing for power grid improvement project in Laos

The World Bank has provided $ 30m in financing for the power grid improvement project in Laos. CTBR – News
24 Jun 2015

Rooftop Solar & Battery Storage Will Dominate Australia’s Grid

Originally published on RenewEconomy. Rooftop solar and battery storage will account for more than half of Australia’s electricity needs by 2040, reducing the need for fossil fuel generation, as the share of fossil fuels falls by more
23 Jun 2015

HelWin2 HVDC grid commissioned on North Sea coast of Germany

Siemens has delivered the 690MW HelWin 2 offshore wind grid connection in the German North Sea to transmission operator TenneT. CTBR – News