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.

Cross-border power auction coming soon to Europe

Cross-border electricity trading between England and France is to be opened up to competition for the first time next year, National Grid, the UK's transmission operator, said yesterday.

Powergen chooses trading platform to tackle deregulated market

SeeBeyond (Nasdaq:SBYN), the leading global provider of eBusiness Integration (eBI) solutions, today announced that Powergen, the third major producer of electricity in the UK, has chosen SeeBeyond's award-winning platform, e*Gate™ Integrator.

Power-Gen: Power plant electronic systems vulnerable to hackers

Power plant electronic security is just beginning to emerge as an issue within the industry, but third party liability could heighten its profile, experts said during Power-Gen International.

Scot power looks to debt refinancing

Scottish Power is the latest utility to consider plans to refinance its south of England water business using secured debt.

American Superconductor division introduces first commercial product

American Superconductor Corporation announced today that its Integrated Electronics division released its first commercial power converter product, which uses state-of-the-art power electronics to control and condition electric power.

Ingersoll-Rand forms independent power sector

Ingersoll-Rand Company has formed the Independent Power Sector, which includes the company's PowerWorks microturbine technologies. The sector will be part of the company's Industrial Productivity segment.

Three Japan utilities join hands in LNG procurement

Tokyo Gas Co., Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Shizuoka Gas Co. will join hands in procurement, storage and distribution of liquefied natural gas, they said Thursday.

Nigeria awards Siemens $120 million power project

Nigeria's state-run National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) has awarded a $120 million contract to Germany's Siemens AG for the construction of a 276 MW skid-mounted power plant.

U.S. agency awards $400,000 grant to Albania

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (TDA) awarded a major industrial infrastructure-related grant to the government of Albania during the Southeast Europe Energy & Transportation Conference, presented by TDA and co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

New infrastructure web site gets startup cash from IFC

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 7, 2000 — The International Finance Corporation has contributed to the startup of a new Internet portal, InfrastructureWorld.com, that links sponsors, developers, and service providers of infrastructure projects worldwide.

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