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Wärtsilä and Summit sign Bangladesh’s biggest ever service agreement to maintain Summit’s 464 MW power plants

June 17, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed two major Maintenance management and operational advisory agreements with Summit Group, the largest independent power producer (IPP) in Bangladesh and longstanding partner. The seven-year agreements represent…

New ASCE Manual of Practice Examines the Design and Use of Wood Poles for Utility Lines

May 7, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Wood Pole Structures for Electrical Transmission Lines, MOP 141, provides comprehensive knowledge of the principles…

CMBlu and MANN+HUMMEL Partner up on Sustainable Large-Scale Battery Storage for the Energy Transition

March 28, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

CMBlu and MANN+HUMMEL are industrializing energy converters for organic redox flow batteries to enable stationary energy storage in power grids Organic…

New WIRES Group Report: $230 – $690 Billion Investment In US Transmission System Needed By 2050 To Support A More Electrified Economy

March 8, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Featured, News

WASHINGTON - A newly released report by WIRES finds that the drive towards electrification of transportation and heating in the U.S. will require major new electric transmission infrastructure. The report, titled The Coming Electrification of the North…

DVI Voltage Optimization Technology Helps Choptank Electric Cooperative Reduce Energy Demand by 5% in 2018

March 6, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

RICHMOND, Va., March 6, 2019- Dominion Voltage Inc. (DVI), a subsidiary of Dominion Energy, recently completed a systemwide Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) implementation at Choptank Electric Cooperative resulting in a 5 percent demand reduction and lower energy…

Brattle Economists Provide Insight Into Benefits And Cost Recovery For U.S. Grid Modernization Efforts

February 18, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

BOSTON - A report authored by economists at global economic consulting firm The Brattle Group reviews the business case and cost recovery mechanisms for grid modernization investments in the U.S. Prepared for the National Electrical Manufacturers…

Wärtsilä Provides Efficient and Flexible 90 MW Power Plant to Supply Electricity and District Heating for Dresden, Germany

January 16, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to deliver a combined heat and power engine power plant (CHP) to Dresden, Germany. The facility has been ordered by DREWAG, Dresden’s local utility company, and will be delivered by Wärtsilä on…

Fast-Track Power Plant Delivered to Mexico with O&M Agreement, Wärtsilä Supplies the Complete Package

December 10, 2018 - in Electric Grid, Energy

A 130 MW power plant, delivered on an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis by the technology group Wärtsilä, has commenced full operations. Wärtsilä also operates and maintains the facility under a three-year operation and maintenance…

Wärtsilä to Help Ensure Reliable Power Supply in Challenging Hawaii Conditions Through Smart Technologies

August 23, 2018 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the power plant, located on the island of Oahu, 40 kilometres…

Wärtsilä to Help Ensure Reliable Power Supply in Challenging Hawaii Conditions Through Smart Technologies

August 20, 2018 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Technology

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the power plant, located on the island of Oahu, 40 kilometres…