T&D Infrastructure

All news, projects, equipment and reports concerning T&D infrastructure, transmission and distribution of electricity generated through renewable energy or fossil fuels. This refers to new T&D infrastructure projects, as well as operations and maintenance of existing infrastructure.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to connect Dogger Bank’s third transmission link

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has secured an order to connect the third transmission link from the world’s largest offshore wind farm over 130 km to the UK mainland.

Blackouts continue in Texas as cold weather lingers

Millions of people in the US state of Texas are still without electricity and water to date as a result of the cold weather that has swept across southern US.

Turkey selects Hitachi ABB transformers for grid expansion

Turkish transmission system operator TEİAŞ has selected Hitachi ABB Power Grid as its partner for a grid expansion project.
Sumitomo cable installation

Sumitomo to replace the 400kV German-Denmark interconnector land cable

Sumitomo Electric Industries has been awarded a contract by 50Hertz to replace part of the Germany-Denmark Interconnector.
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French TSO selects Nexans to supply high-voltage cables for underground connections

French transmissions system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has selected Nexans for the provision and installation of high-voltage cables.

UK’s second electricity link to France starts flowing at full capacity

IFA2, National Grid’s second electricity interconnector linking the UK and France, is now able to flow low carbon electricity between the two countries at full capacity.
Cold winter weather sparks surge in power prices

Winter weather sparks surge in power prices

A week of tight margins and system warnings resulted in record extreme power prices in the UK and some parts of Europe...

UK-EU Brexit agreement – cooperation on renewables, trading and markets

The UK-EU ‘Brexit’ trade and cooperation agreement signals little if any changes to the evolution of the respective energy sectors.
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What will it take in 2021 to push utilities over the...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids experts share their insights on the advances they expect in 2021 to accommodate an electric-fueled future
Nordlink

Europe’s NordLink enters operational trial run

The Nordlink interconnector, a 623-km long high-voltage direct current electricity interconnection has been energised.

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