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UK’s Ofgem opens tenders for links to Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

UK’s Ofgem opens tenders for links to Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Ofgem has invited companies to submit bids to own and run links to two offshore wind farms. The links will connect the Galloper wind farm off the east coast of England, and the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

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Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Anbaric, a developer of clean energy transmission and microgrid projects, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced a partnership to create a new development company, Anbaric Development Partners.

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Cambodia approves power and transmission projects

Cambodia approves power and transmission projects

🕔Mar 2, 2017

The Cabinet of Ministers of Cambodia has given green light to a power and a transmission project in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the kingdom.

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Proinversion tenders transmission concessions

Proinversion tenders transmission concessions

🕔Feb 23, 2017

ProInversión, through its Committee on hydrocarbons and Energy Projects Pro Connectivity announces the call for its tender of Comprehensive Projects for awarding concession of the Guaranteed Transmission System (GTS)’s projects 500 kV Mantaro-Nueva Yanango-Carapongo Connection and Associated Sub-stations, 500 kV Nueva Yanango – Nueva Huánuco,  220 kV Tintaya-Azángaro  Connection and Associated Sub-stations.

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ABB wins US$75 M Power Transmission Link in Brazil

ABB wins US$75 M Power Transmission Link in Brazil

🕔Jan 17, 2017

ABB has won an order worth around US$75 million to supply advanced converter transformers for the Belo Monte 800 kV ultra-high-voltage direct current transmission link.

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Sterlite Power achieves FC for transmission project in Haryana

Sterlite Power achieves FC for transmission project in Haryana

🕔Jan 10, 2017

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited has achieved financial closure for its transmission project that will increase electricity supply to residential, commercial and industrial establishments in Haryana, India.

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LS Power, Hoosier Energy, and Big Rivers selected by MISO for First Competitive Transmission Project

LS Power, Hoosier Energy, and Big Rivers selected by MISO for First Competitive Transmission Project

🕔Jan 4, 2017

LS Power, Hoosier Energy, and Big Rivers have been selected by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. to implement, own, and operate the Duff-Coleman EHV 345 kV Competitive Transmission Project to be located in Indiana and Kentucky.

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CIMIC completes the sale of Nextgen Group

CIMIC completes the sale of Nextgen Group

🕔Dec 28, 2016

CIMIC Group has announced the completion of the divestment of its remaining 29% investment in Nextgen Group.

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Engie and Red Electrica finance transmission line in Chile

Engie and Red Electrica finance transmission line in Chile

🕔Dec 28, 2016

Red Eléctrica Chile, a subsidiary of Red Eléctrica Internacional, and Engie Energia Chile, a subsidiary of ENGIE, have announced that they had secured financing to build an energy transmission line.

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Colombia awards Nueva Esperanza - La Virginia transmission project

Colombia awards Nueva Esperanza - La Virginia transmission project

🕔Dec 13, 2016

The Colombia's Mining and Energy Planning Unit (Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética –UPME) has announced it has awarded the Nueva Esperanza - La Virginia transmission project to Alupar Colombia S.A.S.

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Presidential Permit paves way for Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line

Presidential Permit paves way for Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line

🕔Dec 12, 2016

Minnesota Power's Great Northern Transmission Line received federal approval today when the U.S. Department of Energy issued a Presidential Permit, clearing the way for building the international transmission line to deliver clean energy from Canada’s extensive hydropower resources to Minnesota while strengthening reliability of the power grid.

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Allianz acquires 30% stake in E.ON Romanian gas and electricity grids

Allianz acquires 30% stake in E.ON Romanian gas and electricity grids

🕔Dec 1, 2016

Allianz has reached an agreement with E.ON to purchase a 30.0 percent stake in E.ON Distribuţie România, an electricity and gas distribution network operator in the northern part of Romania.

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IFM Investors and AustralianSuper acquire 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid

IFM Investors and AustralianSuper acquire 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid

🕔Nov 11, 2016

The consortium comprising equal representation of IFM Investors and AustralianSuper has acquired a 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid releasing AUD16.2 billion (US$12.3 billion) in gross proceeds to the New South Wales Government.

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Winners announced for Brazilian transmission auction

Winners announced for Brazilian transmission auction

🕔Nov 9, 2016

The Brazilian government awarded licenses for companies to build and operate 6,126 km of power transmission lines.

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NextEra Energy to purchase Oncor Electric

NextEra Energy to purchase Oncor Electric

🕔Nov 9, 2016

NextEra Energy, Inc. together with Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, today filed a joint application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) requesting the approval of two proposed merger transactions.

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China’s State Grid submits winning bid for 24% stake in ADMIE

China’s State Grid submits winning bid for 24% stake in ADMIE

🕔Nov 7, 2016

Greece’s power utility PPC has announced that China’s State Grid Corporation has submitted the winning bid for a 24% stake in ADMIE (Independent Power Transmission Operator S.A.), with a US$356-million bid.

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Eletrobras shareholders approve sale of Celg-D

Eletrobras shareholders approve sale of Celg-D

🕔Nov 2, 2016

Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras has announced that a shareholders assembly approved the sale of a controlling stake of power distribution company Celg-D.

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MIRA invests in a portfolio of infrastructure assets in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

MIRA invests in a portfolio of infrastructure assets in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

🕔Oct 31, 2016

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has reached an agreement to acquire a 30% stake in EP Infrastructure (EPIF), a portfolio of regulated and contracted infrastructure assets in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

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Thunder Bay Hydro and Kenora Hydro set to explore merge

Thunder Bay Hydro and Kenora Hydro set to explore merge

🕔Oct 26, 2016

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Thunder Bay Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. and Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd. has been signed to authorize the exploration of a merger between the two utilities.

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Reliance Infrastructure to sell power transmission business to Adani

Reliance Infrastructure to sell power transmission business to Adani

🕔Oct 21, 2016

Reliance Infrastructure has announced the agreement with Adani Transmission to sell its power transmission assets in India. 

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