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ABB wins major HVDC deal with South Korea

ABB has clinched a major order from South Korea’s largest electric utility to build two new HVDC converter stations linking the mainland with Jeju, the country’s largest island.
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E.ON trains substation workers with virtual reality

After a project phase lasting several months, Bayernwerk, a German network operator within the E.ON Group, will use this method of instruction via VR in practice in future and, in doing so, is truly setting new standards within the energy industry.
vattenfall

Vattenfall issues first green bond

Sweden-based energy multinational Vattenfall have issued their first green bond, valued at over €500 million.
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UK launches £28 million research hub to drive electric machine transition

The UK has launched a new £28 million research hub to drive the progress of electric machine technology
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Global smart streetlight market to record $675 million growth

The global smart streetlight market will record more than 28% annual increase between 2018 and 2023 - report
eversource

Eversource receives highest honor for military support

The Department of Defense has named Eversource as a winner of the 2019 Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
engie north america

New agreement moves ENGIE a step closer to achieving 2021 regional...

ENGIE North America has signed a power purchase agreement to expand its clean energy portfolio in Texas.
digital

National Grid signs $150 million smart workplace and efficiency deal

National Grid has signed a $150 million digital services contract with Atos to enhance its operational efficiency
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California issues $3 million grant for resilient ultra-fast EV charging

The California Energy Commission has awarded a $3 million grant towards the pairing of energy storage with an electric vehicle fast charging system.
SSE coal

UK’s SSE to close final coal-powered plant

UK “Big Six” energy company SSE will shut down its last remaining coal-fired power plant by 31 March 2020.

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