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New Environmental Standard Achieved for Transmission Structures Through Collaboration Between Transmission Innovations and BC Hydro

VANCOUVERÂ- — FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines. This installation represents a number of important firsts: -  The first polyurethane cross arm for high voltage lines that...

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Communication Networks

Huawei Showcases Its Power Transmission and Transformation Communications Solution at WEC 2013

Building an Information Highway to Smart Grid DAEGU, South Korea -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, demonstrated its Power Transmission and Transformation Communications Solution at the World Energy Congress (WEC 2013) in Daegu, South Korea. As a world leading player of transmission networks, Huawei provides a most cost-effective...

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Electrical Power Generators

MAXXDRIVE Industrial Gearing from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS - At work in the Swiss Alps

Located in the Swiss Alps, Industrial Gearing from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is an integral part of the pumped storage hydroelectric power station expansion entitled Â-»Linthal 2015 project. Pumped-storage hydroelectricity: PSH is a type of hydroelectric power generation used by some power plants for load balancing. The method stores energy in the form of potential energy of water, pumped from a...

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ABB Wins $36 Million Texas HVDC Order to Boost Power Exchange with Mexico
DC to DC Power Supplies (Converters)

ABB Wins $36 Million Texas HVDC Order to Boost Power Exchange with Mexico

HVDC converter station to increase power transfer capacity between Texas and Mexico and improve grid reliability Zurich, Switzerland - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $36 million from Sharyland Utilities L.P. to supply and install a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in Texas, USA. The 150 megawatt (MW) back-to-back HVDC...

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Miscellaneous Controls

ABB to Showcase Leading-Edge Power Technologies at Cigré Event in Paris

Focus on latest power solutions shaping the evolution of stronger, smarter and greener grids Zurich, Switzerland - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its leading power technologies at the CigrÃ-© conference in Paris. Running from August 27-31, 2012, the biennial event is a key platform for the discussion of global trends, technologies and future...

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Power Distribution Systems

ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order in Brazil as Renewable Energy Demand Grows

Substations and transmission infrastructure to increase wind generated electricity in energy mix CARY, N.C. - ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eolicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter. Brazil has traditionally...

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Gates Corporation Announces New Automotive Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS) Display
Belt Pulleys

Gates Corporation Announces New Automotive Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS) Display

The educational tool demonstrates how servicing entire belt drive system ensures optimum performance. DENVER, Colo. - The Automotive Aftermarket division of Gates Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial and automotive products and the world's largest manufacturer of accessory drive belts and related components, today announced the release of its new interactive Accessory Belt...

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Seating

Goodrich to Showcase Advanced Helicopter Systems at Army Aviation Association of America 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR), at next week's Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) will showcase its extensive product line that supports Army Aviation. Goodrich will display its sensor systems, surveillance systems, threat detection systems, power transmission, crash resistant seating, rescue hoists, engine components and advanced composite structures specific to the...

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Miscellaneous Protectors

Circuit Protection Device offers smart activation feature.

Offering 50 A/400 Vdc max rating and hold current of 50 A on main line, MHP-SA50-400-M5 circuit protection MHP device provides protection to high-power lithium battery and module applications. Metal hybrid PPTC provides overcharge protection in multi-cell battery packs and modules in which circuit protection devices interface with electronics via third terminal signal line that enables external...

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Electric Cable

More Power for New York: Siemens to Install HVDC Back-to-Back Link to Boost Manhattan's Power Supply

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Siemens Energy is installing a turnkey HVDC (high-voltage direct-current) back-to-back link to connect the power supply networks of New Jersey and New York. In the future it is estimated that an additional 660 megawatts (MW) of controlled electric power will be transmitted via a high-voltage cable link across the Hudson River from New Jersey to boost the power supply of the...

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