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on 05/18/2013 - 03:05 pm
AEP has announced that Texas regulators have unanimously approved the application of Electric Transmission Texas, an AEP joint venture with MidAmerican Energy, to build a $318 million, 156-mile long 345-kB transmission line.
In a regulatory approval sweep, the Public Utility Commission of Texas' stamp of approval also included settlements with almost 100 landowners, as well as the Texas Parks and Wildlife department. The line will run between Laredo and Edinburg, and will include two new substations.
"Approval of the CCN is a significant step to ensuring continued transmission reliability in the Rio Grande Valley and Laredo areas," said Electric Transmission Texas President Calvin Crowder ...
The construction of a 409 foot (125 m) tower for the Nexans Extra High Voltage plant in South Carolina is now complete.
Construction of the vertical continuous vulcanization (VCV) tower, which will house the triple extrusion process, began on Monday, January 7th. This was a non-stop 24/7 operation for 20 days. Each hour, three trucks delivered 8,000 cubic yards (6,000 m3) of concrete for the slip pour.
The Tower is the hub of the extrusion process and pivotal for the entire operation. This milestone is the first step towards the completion of our state of the art operation by 2014.
"The commitment of $85 million toward the construction of our newest extra high voltage pl ...
on 05/17/2013 - 11:45 pm
Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been chosen by the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) of the Kenyan Ministry of Energy for an electricity transmission project that includes construction of a 132 km line and extension of an existing substation in Kenya, in a contract worth approximately €32 million.
The project, which is being financed by the African Development Bank, is part of the plan called “Interconnection of Electric Grids of Nile Equatorial Lakes Countries”, which is being developed in Africa and involves the construction of around 769 km of tra ...
on 05/15/2013 - 08:44 pm
Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from Nexans, a cable manufacturer, to equip the company's copper rod mill in Lens, France, with a modular crop shear solution. The project also includes a mechatronic package that will facilitate an automated mode. The new equipment will not only simplify operation but also increase output and safety at work. Commissioning is planned for the third quarter of 2013.
The 35-year-old rod rolling line in the Nexans plant in Lens will be equipped with a four-bladed rotary shear, replacing a hydraulically operated traversing shear. The new shear, a standard product for Siemens, will cut the size of the current crop section in half, thus maximizing ...
Steel wire rope maker Usha Martin Ltd will invest Rs 30 crore for the equal joint venture between its existing Thai subsidiary Usha Siam Steel Industries Public Co Ltd and Tesac Wire Rope Co of Japan.
Rajeev Jhawar, MD, Usha Martin, said the construction for the proposed 1,000 tonnes-a-day greenfield facility in Thailand was on and the unit would be in operation by April. Usha Siam has it 3,000-tpd unit in an industrial park off Bangkok. The new unit will also come up in the same area.
At a press conference on Thursday, Jhawar said that Usha Martin was expanding its marketing to Russia, South Africa and Latin America.
The company has two marketing subsidiaries in Europe and a R&D arm ...
Expresso Ghana has landed the US$700 million 17,000km-long ACE fibre optic cable on the shores of Ghana. The cable is due to be launched in Ghana on May 10, 2013, so that customers of Expresso would begin to enjoy high-speed broadband services on the Expresso network. ACE is the acronym for Africa Coast to Europe submarine cable, and represents a consortium of 19 members, including Expresso-Dolphin, the mother company of Expresso Ghana. The cable stretches from France to South Africa, connecting 23 countries mainly on the coast of Africa, but also landlocked countries like Mali and Niger through terrestrial links. It is the first cable system to connect seven African countries in a stretch.C ...
on 05/08/2013 - 04:22 pm
Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a 25 million Euro contract by Subsea 7, a global leader in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services to the offshore energy industry, to design and manufacture the direct electrical heating (DEH) system for the subsea pipelines serving the Lianzi oil field development located in a unitized offshore zone between the Republic of Congo and the Republic of Angola. The Lianzi field is operated by Chevron Overseas (Congo) Limited.
The Lianzi fields tie back to the Benguela Belize Lobito Tomboco (BBLT) platform located in Angola Block 14. With a water depth between 390 and 1 ...
on 04/30/2013 - 01:35 am
China has extended a $1 billion loan to Ethiopia for building of transmission lines linking its capital Addis Ababa with Africa's biggest hydropower dam under construction on the Nile.
The country looks to emerge as one of the world's leading power exporters and has investment plans of $12 billion to harness energy from the rivers running off its rugged highlands. It has plans for generation of over 40,000 MW of hydropower over the next two decades.
The centrepiece of the projects in the Horn of Africa country is the $4.1 billion Grand Renaissance Dam in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region, which is designed to generate 6,000 MW upon completion.
China has made heavy investments in ...
on 04/28/2013 - 04:40 pm
Two industry partners are proposing to carry wind-generated electricity from Wyoming's southwest corner to the Las Vegas area on a 950-mile transmission line.
Duke Energy and American Transmission Co. are teaming up to build the $3.5 billion Zephyr Project power line through Utah.
The companies are working with Pathfinder Renewable Wind Energy, which is seeking to build hundreds of wind turbines on 234 square miles near Chugwater, Wyo., and export the power.
American Transmission says it hasn't sought regulatory approvals yet.
Most of the corridor would cross federal land alongside the TransWest Express Transmission Proj ...
on 04/20/2013 - 02:17 am
New York State energy regulators on Thursday approved the construction of a major new transmission line, which will stretch from the Canadian border to the borough of Queens and run largely underwater through Lake Champlain and the Hudson River.
The New York State Public Service Commission's granting of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need paves the way for the 330-mile, 1,000 MW Champlain Hudson Power Express project. Its southern end will connect to ConEd's Astoria annex substation in Queens, New York. The state approval process was more than three years in the making.
The $2 billion transmission line is de ...