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ABB expands transformer portfolio with launch of new products
ABB expands transformer portfolio with launch of new products
11/16/2018 1:53:48 PM
ABB today launched the world’s first dry-type (oil free) digital transformer, named the ABB AbilityTM TXpertTM  Dry, and another innovative product called TXpandTM  at its ABB Customer World (ACW) event in Xiamen, China.
UK HPR1000 nuclear technology design successfully moves into next phase of UK approval process
UK HPR1000 nuclear technology design successfully moves into next phase of UK approval process
11/16/2018 5:59:46 AM
The joint regulators have today (15/11) announced the commencement of Step 3 of the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for the UK HPR1000 nuclear technology.
ABB creates new ecosystem of connected solutions in move towards zero-emission future
ABB creates new ecosystem of connected solutions in move towards zero-emission future
11/15/2018 12:42:47 PM
ABB Electrification Products division showcases extended product portfolios at ACW 2018 ABB Customer World (ACW) 2018, with the theme of “Let’s write the digital future.
MOU signed by Changhua County Government and Hitachi, Ltd. and
Agreed to Use Changhua Port for Operation and Maintenance of
Changhua Offshore Wind Farm
MOU signed by Changhua County Government and Hitachi, Ltd. and Agreed to Use Changhua Port for Operation and Maintenance of Changhua Offshore Wind Farm
11/15/2018 10:48:12 AM
Hitachi, Ltd. ("Hitachi") today announced that Hitachi and Changhua County Government, Taiwan ("CHCG") have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purpose of smoothly carrying out the operation and maintenance (O&M) of an offshore wind farm to be constructed in Changhua County; both parties have agreed on the use of Changhua Port and its facilities and land.
GE to Start the Modernization of One of the World’s Largest Hydro Power Plants
GE to Start the Modernization of One of the World’s Largest Hydro Power Plants
11/15/2018 10:43:09 AM
The GE (NYSE: GE) consortium, established by GE Power and CIE Sociedad Anonima, has been chosen by Itaipu Binacional to provide electrical equipment for the early stages of the modernization project of the Itaipu Dam.
Chevron Announces $1 Million for California Fire Relief Efforts
Chevron Announces $1 Million for California Fire Relief Efforts
11/15/2018 3:46:37 AM
Chevron announced a contribution of $1 million from the Chevron Global Community Fund to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts for wildfires in Northern and Southern California.
FirstEnergy Utilities Ramp Up Scam Awareness Outreach as Part of Utilities United Against Scams Day
FirstEnergy Utilities Ramp Up Scam Awareness Outreach as Part of Utilities United Against Scams Day
11/15/2018 3:44:10 AM
Con artists across the country continue using scare tactics to try and steal money and personal information from utility customers. It’s a problem for utilities as much as for the victims, which is why FirstEnergy and dozens of other electric and gas companies are banding together for Utilities United Against Scams Day to #StopScams.
Bight oil spill could reach Sydney and be twice as bad as Deepwater Horizon
Bight oil spill could reach Sydney and be twice as bad as Deepwater Horizon
11/14/2018 1:33:57 PM
A leaked document from oil company Equinor, obtained by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, reveals previously unreleased oil spill modelling that shows an oil spill in the Great Australian Bight could reach even farther north than Sydney and surrounding beaches, coating thousands of kilometres of Australian coastline as well as the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
Boards Turn a Blind Eye to Climate Change
Boards Turn a Blind Eye to Climate Change
11/14/2018 11:44:09 AM
More than half (56%) of non-executive directors admit to never having discussed climate change, despite the major implications for entire supply chains of a predicted rise in global temperature.
Oreo maker linked to destruction of orangutan habitat for palm oil in Indonesia
Oreo maker linked to destruction of orangutan habitat for palm oil in Indonesia
11/13/2018 2:45:14 AM
Palm oil suppliers to snack food giant Mondelez have destroyed almost 25,000 hectares of orangutan habitat in Indonesia in just two years, new mapping analysis by Greenpeace International has revealed.[1] Mondelez is one of the world’s largest buyers of palm oil, which it uses in many of its best-known products, including Cadbury chocolate bars, Oreo cookies and Ritz …
Metso receives favorable court decision in China on infringement of IP rights
Metso receives favorable court decision in China on infringement of IP rights
11/12/2018 11:41:37 AM
Metso has received a favorable decision by the Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court’s in China that fully supports Metso’s claims against Shenyang Sanland Mining Equipment Manufacture Co.
ABB to improve power supply and reliability in Brazil
ABB to improve power supply and reliability in Brazil
11/9/2018 2:56:59 PM
ABB has signed a contract worth around $20 million with Furnas – Centrais Elétricas S.A. to supply electrical systems that will enable existing alternating current (AC) lines to transmit higher levels of power to the densely populated Southeast of Brazil.
Operations resumed at Sture and Kollsnes after shut-down
Operations resumed at Sture and Kollsnes after shut-down
11/9/2018 2:19:15 PM
The Sture terminal  and the Kollsnes plant resumed operations Thursday afternoon after being shut down in connection with the collision between the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad and the tanker Sola TS at the Sture terminal early Thursday morning.  Also  North Sea installations affected by the shut-down of the two onshore plants are gradually starting up again.  Shutting down the …
OMNIS, in partnership with TGS and BGP, announces the opening of the Madagascar 2018-2019 License Round at Africa Oil Week 2018
OMNIS, in partnership with TGS and BGP, announces the opening of the Madagascar 2018-2019 License Round at Africa Oil Week 2018
11/8/2018 3:44:14 PM
In the framework of the development of Madagascar’s oil and gas potential, the Malagasy State through OMNIS continues to promote projects that attract new private investment in the short, medium and long term.
Paul Smith to be appointed as CFO of Wintershall DEA
Paul Smith to be appointed as CFO of Wintershall DEA
11/8/2018 3:26:00 PM
BASF and LetterOne today announce their agreement to appoint Paul Smith as future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Management Board of Wintershall DEA.
Equinor successful bids for three new licences offshore Newfoundland
Equinor successful bids for three new licences offshore Newfoundland
11/8/2018 3:16:34 PM
Equinor will operate two exploration parcels, NL18-CFB01-14 (Equinor Canada 70%, Husky Energy 30%) and NL18-CFB01-15 (Equinor Canada 60%, Suncor Energy 40%), totalling 412,644 hectares (4,126 square kilometres), and will participate in the Suncor Energy-operated parcel NL18-CFB02-01, totalling 142,500 hectares (1,425 square kilometres), (Suncor Energy 40%, Equinor Canada …
Duke Energy announces new leadership appointments for Indiana state president and chief procurement officer
Duke Energy announces new leadership appointments for Indiana state president and chief procurement officer
11/8/2018 3:10:58 PM
 Duke Energy today announced two executive appointments for the state president of Indiana and chief procurement officer, effective Nov. 16, 2018. Stan Pinegar  – currently vice president of Indiana government affairs, will become Duke Energy’s state president in Indiana, succeeding Melody Birmingham-Byrd who will become Duke Energy’s senior vice president and chief …
Fabio Schvartsman receives BRAVO CEO of the Year award
Fabio Schvartsman receives BRAVO CEO of the Year award
11/8/2018 3:06:28 PM
At the end of last week, our CEO, Fabio Schvartsman, received the CEO of the Year award at the 24th edition of the BRAVO Business Awards in Miami, promoted by the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas.
Renewables drive Enel’s growth in 9m 2018, ordinary net income up 11.8%
Renewables drive Enel’s growth in 9m 2018, ordinary net income up 11.8%
11/8/2018 3:03:43 PM
Revenues:  55,246 million euros (54,188 million euros in 9M 2017, +2.0%) -       The increase mainly reflects changes in the scope of consolidation related to the acquisition of Eletropaulo in June 2018 and EnerNOC, now Enel X North America, in August 2017, and to the increase in revenues from distribution in Italy and Spain, which more than offset the reduction in …
EU, E3 condemn US reimpose sanctions on Iran, vow to protect trade
EU, E3 condemn US reimpose sanctions on Iran, vow to protect trade
11/8/2018 2:49:52 PM
France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the European Union have jointly condemned Washington’s fresh sanctions on Iran’s economy, vowing to protect European firms doing business with Tehran.