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Fluor Completes High Priority Power Line in Puerto Rico

November 17, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Featured

IRVING, Texas (November 16, 2017) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) confirmed today that the company, working under its contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has completed a high priority 38kv power line near San Juan. This will allow the…

Fluor Awarded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract to Support Power Grid Repair in Puerto Rico

October 19, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Emergency, Energy, Featured, News

IRVING, Texas (October 19, 2017) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the company was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Baum Introduces PowerBaum, Industry’s Fastest Power Analysis and Modeling Solution

October 11, 2017 - in Electric Grid, News, Products, Technology

SEOUL, Korea - Baum today introduced its flagship product, PowerBaum, that enables engineering groups to fully optimize the energy efficiency of their…

Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid

October 6, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Paris La Défense, October 6, 2017 – While the Nordic countries are among the most advanced in terms of clean electricity generation, their consumption of energy per capita is also among the highest in the world due to cold climate and a sparse population…

Nexans’ New Cable-Laying Vessel to Bring More Clean Energy to the World

August 28, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Paris La Défense, August 28, 2017 – As global energy demand continues to grow, the need for clean energy is becoming ever more urgent. In the face of growing concerns around climate change, energy transition is now a top priority on the international agenda.…

Per Capita Residential Electricity Sales in the U.S. Have Fallen Since 2010

July 27, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Following sustained growth through 2010, U.S. residential electricity sales have declined in both absolute and per capita terms. Although changes in the weather are a key driver of year-over-year fluctuations, energy efficiency improvements and economic factors…

PSE Chooses Delair -Tech for Pilot Project to Perform Transmission Line Inspection and Modelling

June 21, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

South Pasadena, California — Delair-Tech announced today that it has performed a series of test acquisitions for Puget Sound Energy (PSE) using LiDAR and photogrammetry sensors to demonstrate the added value of its UAVs for electric line inspections and…

Global High Voltage Switchgear Market to Approach $16 Billion by 2021, says GlobalData

June 15, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The global high voltage (HV) switchgear market is set to rise from $11.6 billion in 2016 to just under $16 billion in 2021, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest…

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment Highlights Seasonal Electricity Reliability Issues

June 14, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) recent 2017 Summer Reliability Assessment finds that there are enough resources to meet this summer's projected peak electricity demand in all areas of the country. Anticipated reserve margins, the…

Dawn of the Digital Transformer

June 14, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Energy

No matter how good a piece of technology is, there comes a time when it needs to evolve. The creation of the distribution transformer in the early 1880s was a technological marvel. For the first time, it allowed the high voltage flowing through the national…