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New Guidance on Electrical Transmission Poles Offered in Updated ASCE Standard 48

May 6, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – Providing a uniform basis for the design, detailing, fabrication, testing, assembly, and erection of steel tubular structures for electrical transmission poles, this updated standard, Design of Steel Transmission Pole Structures (ASCE/SEI 48-19),…

Wärtsilä gas engine power plant begins commercial operations bringing greater efficiency and flexibility to Mississippi electric coop

April 17, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Wärtsilä gas engine power plant delivered to Cooperative Energy began commercial operations on 8 April 2020 bringing greater efficiency and flexibility…

Wärtsilä power plant will add reliability to Guyana’s electricity supply and support future use of renewables

March 10, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä and electric utility Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) have signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)…

IQGeo Helps Peninsula Light Create Digital Twin of Electric Network

March 4, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News, Technology

Cambridge  – IQGeo (AIM: IQG), developer of mobile-first geospatial productivity and collaboration solutions for the telecoms and utility industries, is helping Peninsula Light to create a digital twin of its electric network and a new mobile meter…

Electricity’s past and future in America

February 13, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

HOUSTON  – As Americans integrate renewable energy resources into the nation’s power supply, a new research paper from the Baker Institute for Public Policy reviews how the country’s electrical system developed and says that an understanding of…

New ASCE Manual of Practice Offers Best Practices for Use of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for Utility Lines

December 10, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Recommended Practice for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Products for Overhead Utility Line Structures, MOP 104, Second Edition, details best practices for the use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite poles and crossarms…

Philippines Drives Renewable Power to Improve Energy Security, says GlobalData

August 21, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the largest private sector electric distribution utility company in the Philippines, has launched auctions for 2.9 gigawatt (GW) of generation capacity. The utility also plans to deploy 1GW of renewable power. Tarun Bhutani,…

Wärtsilä Signs 100 MW/100 MWh Energy Storage System Project Deal in South East Asia

July 29, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia. The energy storage system facility, including the Greensmith GEMS advanced…

Wärtsilä’s Fast Track Delivery of a 200 MW Engine Power Plant Will Help Meet Cambodia’s Rapidly Growing Electricity Demand

July 1, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 200 MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country’s rapidly growing energy demand. Because of the urgent need to increase electricity supply, Wärtsilä is delivering the plant…

Highview Power Unveils CRYOBattery, World’s First Giga-Scale Cryogenic Battery

LONDON and NEW YORK –  June 27, 2019 – Highview Power, the global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has developed a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is scalable up to multiple…