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Hitachi Energy launches innovative oil-free and plug-and-play traction transformer

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

By integrating an efficient cooling system, Hitachi Energy significantly reduces installation complexity for train manufacturers while retaining the benefits of dry-type transformers.

Key Points: 
  • By integrating an efficient cooling system, Hitachi Energy significantly reduces installation complexity for train manufacturers while retaining the benefits of dry-type transformers.
  • In 2018, Hitachi Energy officially launched its flagship dry-type traction transformer: RESIBLOC Rail with voltages up to 15 kV.
  • Hitachi Energy has now further enhanced the capabilities of this technology and is introducing RESIBLOC Rail up to 25 kV with integrated cooling system.
  • This traction transformer comes with a factory-fitted cooling system that is integrated with the design of the traction transformer, thus offering a never-before possibility of a plug-and-play solution of dry-type traction transformer to the customer.

Gas Insulated Switchgear Market Worth $31.3 Billion by 2027 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Friday, September 16, 2022

Outdoor gas insulated switchgears are expected to have a larger market share than indoor types due to their vast implementation area.

Key Points: 
  • Outdoor gas insulated switchgears are expected to have a larger market share than indoor types due to their vast implementation area.
  • Gas insulated switchgear in this segment is mostly employed in substations for power transmission over long distances.
  • Asia Pacific accounted for the largest global Gas Insulated Switchgear Market share during the forecast period.
  • ABB (Switzerland), General Electric (US), Siemens (Germany), Schneider Electric (France), and Eaton (Ireland) are the key players in the global Gas Insulated Switchgear Market.

Gas Insulated Switchgear Market Worth $31.3 Billion by 2027 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Friday, September 16, 2022

Outdoor gas insulated switchgears are expected to have a larger market share than indoor types due to their vast implementation area.

Key Points: 
  • Outdoor gas insulated switchgears are expected to have a larger market share than indoor types due to their vast implementation area.
  • Gas insulated switchgear in this segment is mostly employed in substations for power transmission over long distances.
  • Asia Pacific accounted for the largest global Gas Insulated Switchgear Market share during the forecast period.
  • ABB (Switzerland), General Electric (US), Siemens (Germany), Schneider Electric (France), and Eaton (Ireland) are the key players in the global Gas Insulated Switchgear Market.

Energinet selects Hitachi Energy's Lumada APM to help support Denmark's transition to a greener grid

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Friday, September 2, 2022

This latest collaboration between Hitachi Energy and Energinet will help the TSO better assess grid reinvestments needed to achieve their 2030 carbon neutrality goals.

Key Points: 
  • This latest collaboration between Hitachi Energy and Energinet will help the TSO better assess grid reinvestments needed to achieve their 2030 carbon neutrality goals.
  • Energinet integrates large variable renewable energy while also maintaining a highly reliable and secure electrical power grid.
  • As a leader in electrical grid management, Energinet launched MIMER, a widespread digitalization project focused on upgrading its assets.
  • The project includes the installation of sensors on transformers, circuit breakers and disconnectors, as well as the deployment of Lumada APM.

EU Affirms Confidence in GE’s g³ Technology by Co-Funding Development of Its 245 kV SF₆-free g³ Gas-Insulated Substation

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

GEs LIFE SF6-FREE GIS project addresses the urgent need for reducing the use of SF6, a powerful greenhouse gas currently prevalent in high voltage equipment, with GEs game-changing g gas technology.

Key Points: 
  • GEs LIFE SF6-FREE GIS project addresses the urgent need for reducing the use of SF6, a powerful greenhouse gas currently prevalent in high voltage equipment, with GEs game-changing g gas technology.
  • g equipment feature the same high performance and compact size as traditional SF products with a 99% reduced global warming potential.
  • Today, more than 30 leading electrical utilities have already adopted GEs g products for their high voltage networks.
  • At this weeks CIGRE Session 2022 in Paris, GE is exhibiting the worlds first SF6-free interrupter for protecting 420 kV 63 kA networks.

GE to Unveil Grid Technology Innovations at CIGRE 2022

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

GE Renewable Energys Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) today announced it will unveil new technologies at CIGRE Session 2022.

Key Points: 
  • GE Renewable Energys Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) today announced it will unveil new technologies at CIGRE Session 2022.
  • To support this transition while building a grid that will be sustainable for the next hundred years, we are working closely with our customers to continue to find ways to make the grid more efficient, resilient, and sustainable, said Vera Silva, Chief Technology Officer at GE Grid Solutions.
  • At this years CIGRE, GE Renewable Energys Grid Solutions business will spotlight its latest innovations and services as part of the companys holistic approach to building the grid of the future with a special emphasis on four of the biggest challenges facing the grid: modernization, decarbonization, digitization and electrification.
  • For daily updates , follow GEs Grid Solutions business at @GE Grid Solutions and hashtags #GEatCIGRE & #GEGrid.

Wataynikaneyap Power Reaches Major Milestone!

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

This is the first part of the 1,800 km Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project that is being built to connect 17 remote First Nations to the Ontario power grid.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first part of the 1,800 km Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project that is being built to connect 17 remote First Nations to the Ontario power grid.
  • As we advance the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project, we will see that reliable power will allow for opportunities in remote First Nations that others may take for granted.
  • Wataynikaneyap Power will be celebrating the energization of the 230 kV line with its First Nation communities in mid-September.
  • OSLP also supports the First Nation Partnership in the management of its investment in Wataynikaneyap Power.

Diversified Technologies' PowerMod™ Subsea MVDC Power Distribution System Converts Directly at the Ocean Floor to Eliminate the Need for Surfacing Underwater Drones

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Diversified Technologies, Inc. has introduced a new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution that permits multiple charging stations along a cable on the ocean floor.

Key Points: 
  • A new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution that permits multiple charging stations along a cable on the ocean floor has been introduced by Diversified Technologies, Inc.
    BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Diversified Technologies, Inc. has introduced a new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution that permits multiple charging stations along a cable on the ocean floor.
  • The PowerMod Subsea MVDC Power Distribution System converts directly at the ocean floor from 1 to 20 kV and can down convert at a charging station to 48 V or other required voltages, and is bi-directional for grid or loop configuration.
  • Permitting the establishment of multiple charging stations located anywhere along a cable at any depth, the system eliminates the need to surface underwater drones (ROVs) for charging.
  • The PowerMod Subsea MVDC Power Distribution System is priced from $300,000.

Met-Ed Completes Upgrade to Electric System in Monroe County

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

READING, Pa., July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Met-Ed, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), recently completed a project to upgrade its distribution system in southern Monroe County to help prevent or minimize the length of service disruptions, particularly during severe summer storms. The work included rebuilding existing power lines to provide a second source of electricity to a substation near Snydersville and installing automated equipment on the local network to help prevent service disruptions and restore power faster for nearly 2,300 customers.

Key Points: 
  • READING, Pa., July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Met-Ed, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), recently completed a project to upgrade its distribution system in southern Monroe County to help prevent or minimize the length of service disruptions, particularly during severe summer storms.
  • The upgrades are part of Met-Ed's Long Term Infrastructure Improvement Plan, a $153 million initiative to accelerate capital investments to the company's electric distribution system over five years to help ensure continued electric service reliability for customers.
  • SCADA conveys real-time information about voltage and electric current conditions to distribution system operators.
  • Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York.

GE First in World to Test High Power, High Voltage Hybrid Electric Components in Altitude Conditions

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220719005415/en/
    GE completes the world's first test of a megawatt (MW)-class and multi-kilovolt (kV) hybrid electric propulsion system in altitude conditions that simulate single-aisle commercial flight.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The test of the high power, high voltage system including electric motor/generators, power converters, power transmission and power control systems successfully demonstrated performance and operation of the components in a replicated flight environment.
  • This helps validate the architecture of the hybrid electric propulsion systems GE is developing.
  • Together, we just passed a key milestone by successfully concluding the worlds first test of a high power, high voltage hybrid electric system at altitude conditions.