Power

FirstEnergy Should Stop Misleading The Public On Grid Reliability

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – API called on FirstEnergy to stop misleading the public on the future of its power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. “FirstEnergy needs to stop misleading the public and government officials about the status of its power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania,” said API Market Development Group Director Todd Snitchler. “FirstEnergy’s latest attempt to spread a

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Haveli Bahadur Shah Power Plant Nears Completion as SEPCOIII and GE Power Successfully Conclude Reliability Run Test

March 28, 2018 The successful completion of the reliability run test at the Haveli Bahadur Shah (HBS) Power Plant is a critical milestone that marks the completion of all major combined cycle commissioning activities at the site. HBS is expected to be complete by April 2018, adding up to 1,230 megawatts (MW) of power to Pakistan’s national grid ahead of

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ABB to enhance power reliability in U.S. capital

Zurich, Switzerland, March 6, 2018 – Gas-insulated switchgear to help strengthen electrical grid and boost power security for customers in Washington, D.C. ABB will supply gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) to strengthen the U.S. capital’s electrical network. The order is a part of the Capital Grid project and was awarded by Pepco Holdings, a member of the Exelon family of companies, a

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ABB to improve reliability of power grid in South Korea

Zurich, Switzerland, February 26, 2018 – ABB FACTS technology to boost transmission capability and improve power stability for electricity consumers in Seoul area ABB has won an order from Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to supply technology that will help strengthen long distance transmission and provide more reliable power to the North Eastern part of the country. The innovative Series

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Remote sensing analysis commissioned to support planning of new Transmission Line

Posted February 21 2018 We have been awarded a new UK project to supply valuable information for optimising the spotting of a new transmission line. We will collect high accuracy ground information for a wide area of land, providing a terrain model and high resolution imagery. NM Group has a highly qualified in-house engineering team who have the experience and

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GE Delivers Fully Integrated Solution to Help ORES Advance Toward a Digitally Enabled Grid

GE’s integrated software solution will help ORES manage the increasing share of renewable energy GE’s solution will help ORES improve network reliability and optimizing asset investments With this implementation, GE’s ADMS will manage 80% of all electrical connections in Belgium Belgium, February 21, 2018 – Belgium’s Wallonia region will soon move forward with the modernization of the region’s multi-utility operational

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Establishing the National Power Academy

JIDDAH, February 21, 2018 Located in Dammam, the academy will initially receive 250 trainees in 2018, gradually increasing to 1,200. Covering 18,000 square meters, the area includes workshops, plants, classrooms, and administrative and operational facilities that provide a secure and inspiring educational environment. Saudi Aramco helps to establish the National Power Academy as a sustainable and nonprofit organization to serve

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Supporting smart solutions for energy production and distribution

JIDDAH, February 21, 2018 The Saudi Aramco pavilion presents one of a series of pioneering experiences in the field of energy saving and clean energy production. Company personnel also gave a visual presentation of the first wind turbine in the Kingdom at Turaif, as well as presentations in the field of information protection through the application of cybersecurity technology to

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A closer look at powerline modelling using LiDAR data

Posted February 20 2018 Project Manager George Poole gives us a behind-the-scenes insight into how NM Group processes the geospatial data captured during surveys and what value this gives our clients. He has a wealth of experience in overseeing the in-house workflow; from the initial output of data on site, to the delivery of the final product to the client.

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GE Spurs Product Innovation Through Multi-Year Agreement with ANSYS

New agreement enables groundbreaking improvements in aviation and power generation applications PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20, 2017 – General Electric Co. is leveraging ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) Pervasive Engineering SimulationTM to accelerate product development and analysis, improve product quality and reduce testing time in aviation and power generation applications. Through a new, multi-year agreement, GE will realize greater cost and time savings during

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A Closer look at…. Powerline engineering

Posted February 20 2018 Highly experienced Powerline Engineer, Tola Aina, talks about some of the different engineering services provided by NM Group. He explains how varying types of projects might be tackled and the benefit provided to the client. “There are two key objectives in everything that we do; reliability and utilisation. We safeguard the line and then ensure it

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A Closer look at…. Tower spotting new powerlines

Posted February 20 2018 Learn about NM Group’s approach to new route design from Tola Aina, one of our highly experienced Powerline Engineers. He explains how he uses CAD analysis to objectively spot towers in the optimal location. Remediation and up-rating projects both consider as-built design of overhead Lines. We model the line as we’ve surveyed it in PLS-CADD™. Based

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Geospatial data and CAD analysis will remove network constraints for UK DNO

Posted February 19 2018 We are delighted to announce a new engineering project for a major UK distribution network operator. 160 km of 132 kV overhead lines will be aerially surveyed to capture LiDAR and high resolution imagery. The geospatial data will be modelled in the CAD environment to determine the maximum rated temperature, as well as to locate any

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GE to Help Increase Output and Reliability of Shell Petroleum Development Company’s Afam VI plant in Nigeria

February 14, 2018 GE’s Services Agreement to Provide Total Plant Solutions for the 650MW Afam VI Combined-Cycle Plant GE’s MXL2 Upgrade Will Add 30MW Capacity, Equal to Power approximately 200,000 Nigerian homes Deal Will help Improve Availability, Reliability and Reduce Operational Costs of the Facility​ LAGOS, Nigeria— February 13 , 2018 — Aligning with Nigeria’s energy strategy for the future

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Canadian Electricity Assoc. webinar features how and why utilities are automating callout

Ottawa – February 13, 2018 The Canadian Electricity Association and its corporate partner ARCOS® LLC will host a one-hour webinar on February 13 at 1 p.m. EST with utility experts from Alectra Utilities and Eversource Energy who will explain the benefits of automating crew callout, scheduling and crew management. The webinar will show attendees why Alectra and Eversource automated their callout

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New ABB motor starting solution introduces tool-free, push-in wiring

2018-02-13 – Time-saving push-in design makes wiring tool-free and supports continuous operation without routine re-tightening ABB is launching the industry’s first range of motor starting solutions with a Push-in Spring technology that makes fault-free wiring easier than ever. The innovative tool-free connection concept speeds up wiring work and provides a vibration-resistant connection that makes continuous operation more reliable. ABB’s intuitive

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ABB wins $45 million order to strengthen German power grid

Zurich, Switzerland, February 13, 2018 – Upgrade of substation to help integrate more renewables and enhance grid reliability ABB has won an order worth around $45 million from German transmission system operator TransnetBW to upgrade a substation in Philippsburg, in the southwest German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The existing air-insulated switchgear (AIS) will be replaced by a compact 380 kV gas-insulated

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GE & Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind Waste Gas to Power plant in Ghana

February 12, 2018 25 MW pilot power plant will utilize Isopentane gas as a fuel source New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes TM2500 proven technology will provide secure, flexible and reliable power New TM2500 order will further expand existing fleet of 10 units in the country ACCRA, GHANA — February 12, 2018—

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ABB will enable first digital substation in Latin America

Zurich, Switzerland, February 7, 2018 – ABB Ability™ based digital solutions reduce installation and commissioning times, enhance safety and improve efficiency and reliability ABB will install Latin America’s first digitally-enabled substation in the city of Juazeiro, northeastern Brazil. The new 230-kilovolt (kV) substation and connection bay at the Juazeiro II substation will deliver power from a 156-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV)

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