Transmission & Distribution Infrastructure

Transmission distribution infrastructure distributes electricity to power substations then to electric utility transformers which deliver the power to customers.  Electric power distribution monitors reliability and performance with supervisory control and data acquisition systems at electric substations.

Transmission & Distribution Infrastructure News

Feature: Running transformers in extreme climates

18/12/2018

A focus on some of the world’s most extreme transformer environments and what they can teach us for everyday applications

Hitachi to buy ABB Power Grids for $6bn

17/12/2018

Hitachi today announced that it will acquire ABB’s power grids business for around $6.4bn.

Hitachi in talks to buy ABB Power Grids

13/12/2018

ABB has confirmed that it is talks to sell the majority stake in its power grids division to Hitachi.

GE completes sub-zero Kashmir grid project

07/12/2018

GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has completed a landmark substation project in Kashmir.

Siemens secures landmark UK grid project for 950 MW windfarm

07/12/2018

Siemens has won its largest ever UK grid access contract with a deal to connect a 950 MW offshore windfarm.

Asia and US to lead growth in T&D conductor market

06/12/2018

China, India and the US will drive global growth in the market for conductors for the transmission and distribution sector over...

From the Pages of PEI

The UK’s inefficient electricity cables are holding back the EV revolution

Bringing Beatrice online

Laure Tavernier outlines some of the challenges in creating the power export cable connection for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm and the role it will play in future developments in the renewable energy industry

Getting a grip on the grid

The Renewables Grid Initiative, a collaboration between the EU’s major transmission system operators, environmental NGOs and trade body WindEurope, is calling for more strategic investments in grid rollouts in order to meet Europe’s target of integrating 35 per cent renewable power onto the grid by 2030.

Ready, willing and cable

The latest developments in high voltage cable technology could deliver power more efficiently to help the UK government meet its carbon reduction targets, says Doug Gracias

AI boost for wind turbine inspection

Accelerating the smart city revolution

With a more collaborative approach in place, cities can accelerate their transformation to smart city status and usher in a future of clean energy, connectivity, economic prosperity, and much more for their communities
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