News & Events

Latest developments

See the latest news stories that affect our industry, as well as press releases detailing the most recent accomplishments and initiatives at CTC Global.


Electric Energy T&D: Shedding Light on the Importance of Transmission Line Efficiency, Capacity and Reliability

T&D World: Line upgrade in India

The Times of India: Staggered power supply may soon be a thing of the past

AEP: Edison Award goes to AEP Transmission for Texas Project

EEI: AEP Wins 2016 Edison Award for upgrading existing 240 mile 345 kV line with ACCC while the line remained energized

Energize: High Performance Conductors Improve Grid Capacity, Efficiency

Public Utilities Fortnightly: High Performance Conductors are Improving Grid Efficiency – and why it matters

Energy Biz: Record Energized Reconductor Project Brings Reliable Power to South Texas

Smart Grid News: CTC Global Reducing Line Losses

Electrical Monitor: CTC Global – Major Solution Provider to India

Electric Energy T&D: There’s Some Superhero in All of Us

Quanta Energized Services: AEP Energized Reconductor Project

T&D World: ACCC conductor deployed in Mozambique

Wire and Cable India: Tata Power Installs ACCC Conductor in Mumbai

Electric Energy T&D: The Rise and Fall of Transmission Investment

Utility Products: High Cost vs High Performance

Rus Cable: Composite Conductor Cable Installed in Russia

Composites World News: Composite Conductor Installed in Russia

Electricity Today: Facing the Heat

Utilities Middle East: CTC’s Core Value

Electric Light & Power: How to Assess the Benefits of Transmission Investment

Business Standard: IMFA Installs State-of-the-Art Power Equipment

Electric Energy T&D: How Utilities Can Protect the Grid against Potential Outages Due to Extreme Weather Events

Smart Grid News: How to Keep Customers Cool When its Hot Outside

Global Trade: The Will to Power

Power Engineering International: CTC Takes Grid Efficiency Mission to China

North American Clean Energy: Improving the Smart Grid Using ACCC Conductor

Utility Products: Leveraging Technology to Improve Grid Resiliency and Reliability

Electrical Monitor: CTC Global in India

Energetica India: Q&A With CTC Global’s Director Technology

Electrical & Power Review: CTC Global Bringing Reliability in Power Transmission

Electricity Today: Making the Energy Grade

Transmission Hub: High-Tech Conductor

T&D World: ULS ACCC Spans Lake in Congo

The Times of India: MSETCL Proposes High Ampacity Cables

EEI Electric Perspectives: Grid Transformation

Utility Products: Tuff Stuff – How one new conductor proved itself outside the lab

Power Insider: CTC Global Partners NARI Group in Groundbreaking Transmission Venture

Electricity T&D: OG&E Takes a Hard Hit by EF4 and EF5 Tornados 

Electricity Today: Unclogging the arteries of North America’s power grid

Energize T&D: Improving the Efficiency of the Electrical Grid

Electric Light & Power: Perhaps its time to redefine smart grid

Intelligent Utility: NV Energy Upgrades Henderson

T&D World: Conductor Launched a Decade Ago Deployed at More Than 250 Project Sites

Power Grid International: Perhaps its Time to Redefine Smart Grid

CTC Global: ACCC Conductor takes a direct hit from an EF5 tornado

T&D WORLD: AEP Raises Transmission Capacity

Composites Technology: Composite-cored conductors – Holding the line 

Utility Products: Resource Adequacy and Transmission Security of the Bulk Power System

SNL Financial: AEP chooses advanced conductor technology for major Texas transmission project

The Times Of India: New power conductors to improve carrying capacity for Mahatransco

Transmission & Distribution World: As Built is Not Enough

AEP Now: ACCC used for the largest energized (live line) reconductoring project in AEP history

Energy Business Review: Torrent Power installs transmission line in India

Business Wire: CTC Global Signs Contract to Deliver 1,665 Miles of ACCC for South Texas Project

Cable & Wire News:: The USPTO Upholds Three of CTC GLOBAL Patents

Renew Grid: AEP Will Use CTC Global ACCC Conductor In Texas Project

Electrical Monitor: Reliable power is important to India’s economic prosperity

North America Clean Energy: Improving the Economic Viability of Renewable Resources

Energy Biz: Strengthening the Transmission Highway

Energetica India: Torrent Power energizes CTC Global’s first ACCC transmission line in India.

Transmission And Distribution World: Torrent Power Ltd energizes ACCC transmission line in India.

Electric Energy Online: Torrent Power Ltd energizes CTC Global’s first ACCC line in India.

Electric Light & Power: New transmission line energized in India.

TransmissionHub: CTC Global’s worldwide presence to increase 14% by year-end.

TransmissionHub: CTC Global’s ACCC technology doubles capacity on 132-kV line in India.

Renew Grid: AEP will use CTC Global ACCC Conductor In Texas project.

GreenTech Media: 1.2 trillion metric tons of CO2 in line losses.

Utility Products: New tool helps improve efficiency, reliability and capacity of the grid.

Power Engineering International: Aerospace Technology for the Grid




CIGRÉ Session 2016
Paris, France
August 21-26, 2016

National Governor’s Association Experts Roundtable on Grid Modernization Technologies & State Policy Options
Washington, DC
July 20, 2016

Environmental and Energy Study Institute 19th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO & Policy Forum
Washington, DC
July 12, 2016

Platts Transmission Planning and Development Conference
Arlington, VA
June 23-24 2016

2016 IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition
Dallas, Texas
May 2-5, 2016

Power Generation Week
Las Vegas, Nevada
December 8-10, 2015

Low Carbon Networks & Innovation Conference 2015
Liverpool, UK
November 24-26, 2015

NWPPA/APA 2015 Alaska Electric Utility Conference
Anchorage, Alaska
October 26-29, 2015

Grid of the Future
Chicago, Illinois
October 11-13, 2015

25th AMEU Technical Convention 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
October 4-7, 2015

The 48th Annual Transmission & Substation Design & Operation Symposium
Dallas, Texas
September 9-11, 2015

2015 CIGRÉ Canada Conference
Winnipeg, Canada
August 31-September 2, 2015

2015 IEEE PES General Meeting
Powering Up the Next Generation
Denver, Colorado
July 26-30, 2015

South East Electrical Conference
Hershey, Pennsylvania
June 24-26, 2015

Great Lakes Electric Utility Show
Lansing, Michigan
May 20-21, 2015

RMEL 2015 Spring Management, Engineering & Operations Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
May 17-19, 2015

African Utility Week 2015
Clean Power Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
May 12-14, 2015

NWPPA Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show
Tacoma, Washington
April 6-10, 2015

Middle East Electricity
March 2-4, 2015

Grid of the Future
Houston, Texas
October 19-21, 2014

64th AMEU Convention
Johannesburg, South Africa
October 4-8, 2014

Cigre 2014 Technical Exhibition
Paris, France
August 25-29, 2014

IEEE PES T&D Conference & Expo
Chicago, IL
April 14-17, 2014

NWPPA Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show
Reno, Nevada
April 7-11, 2014

NRECA Tech Advantage
Nashville, Tennessee
March 3-6, 2014

Cigré 2013 “Grid of the Future” Symposium
Boston, Massachusetts
October 20 – 22, 2013

Trata-se do XXII Seminário Nacional de Produção e Transmissão de Energia Elétrica
Brasília, Brasil
October 13-16, 2013

2013 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting
Shaping the future energy industry
Vancouver, BC, Canada
July 21-25, 2013

Southeastern Electric Exchange Annual Conference & Trade Show
Orlando, Florida
June 26-28, 2013

2013 APPA National Conference & Public Power Expo
Nashville, Tennessee
June 14-19, 2013

13th Annual African Utility Week
Cape Town, South Africa
May 14-15, 2013

NWPPA Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show
Portland, Oregon
April 8-12, 2013

TransForum West
February, 2013


August 2016
Visit CTC Global at Cigre conference and exhibition in Paris

July 2016
19th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Policy Forum

June 2016
AEP wins 2016 Edison Award for largest ACCC installation – New ACCC line project begins in Malaysia

May 2016
SABIT Delegates Introduced to ACCC – CTC comments on DOE Quadrennial Energy Review

April 2016
CTC presents efficiency message to the World Resources Institute and Dentons – Sterlite completes 18th ACCC installation

March 2016
NARUC passes resolution supporting ACCC deployment – CTC Field Service Team meet for annual summit

February 2016
CTC’s CEO speaks about efficiency at Elecrama summit in India – CTC Global introduces factory tour video

January 2016
CFE completes 4th ACCC installation in Mexico – ACCC conductors improve the power grid

December 2015
ANDE completes 3rd ACCC installation in Paraguay – Torrent completes its 6th ACCC installation in India

November 2015
ACCC now reduces CO2 emissions by 12.2 million metric tons per year – Jim Clyde named VP of Business Development for the Americans

October 2015
140 km of ACCC conductor deployed to Costa Rica – CTC Emergency Response wins State Senate recognition

September 2015
ACCC conductor deployed in Mozambique – ACCC crosses one mile Zambezi River span

August 2015
CTC Global books it 350th ACCC order – MSETCL completes ACCC installation in Nagpur India

July 2015
Torrent Power completes 132 kV project in India – CTC Global upgrades CCP software program

June 2015
CTC Global’s customers complete ACCC survey – CTC Global introduces ULS high-modulus composite core

May 2015
CTC discusses the economic & environmental impact of power lines – Installation training completed in Costa Rica

April 2015
Viet Nam contractor completes hardware installation in the air – CTC Global introduces interactive project map

March 2015
OPTCL completes two projects in India – CTC Global names Anne McDowell Vice President of Commercial Operations

February 2015
PT PLN completes its 35th project in Indonesia – CTC explains a conductor’s thermal knee point

January 2015
Phase Two of ACCC installation completed in Siberia – CTC holds open house for IEEE PES members

December 2014
Tampa Electric completes ACCC installation in Florida – CTC Global offers free CCP design software

November 2014
Black Hills Power completes ACCC installation in South Dakota – ACCC ULS tested at Deadwater Fell test site under extreme ice load conditions and beats ACSR

October 2014
Phase one of ACCC transmission line upgrade completed in Russia – CTC Global supports Line Men training

September 2014
IMFA & OPTCL complete ACCC installation in India – CTC participates in Cigre Grid of the Future Conference in Houston

August 2014
ACCC installation completed in Mexicali, Mexico – CTC participates at Cigre Paris conference & expo

July 2014
CTC explains evolution of conductors – CTC Global joins WIRES group

June 2014
CTC Global explains economic impact of line loss reductions using ACCC – Why over 100 utilities have chosen ACCC conductor

May 2014
ACCC installation nears completion in Brazil – CTC Global introduces new training videos

April 2014
Duke Energy completes ACCC installation in Florida – Jim Lehan NV Energy discusses his experience using ACCC on video

March 2014
MSETCL completes 1st ACCC installation – CTC Global exhibits and presents at IEEE T&D conference in Chicago

February 2014
CTC Global describes UHV ACCC installations – ACCC discussed in T&D World magazine

January 2014
ACCC doubles the capacity of 230 kV line in Lousiana – CTC exhibts at Tech Advantage in Nashville

December 2013
CTC discusses how its customers successfully leverage ACCC conductor technology – CTC Global corporate overview presented

November 2013
ACCC installation completed in Odessa, Texas – Brattle Group submits paper to WIRES organization

October 2013
ACCC spans Lake Nzilo in Congo, Africa – CTC Global offers free ACCC Conductor Engineering Manual

September 2013
CTC Global completes 10 years of ACCC conductor testing – CTC participates at Cigre Grid of the Future conference in Boston

August 2013
CTC describes how ACCC reduces line losses by 25 to 40% or more – CTC explains advantages of carbon fiber composites

July 2013
ACCC selected for emergency repair of 533 kV DC line in Mozambique – Construction begins of new ACCC installation in Russia

June 2013
ACCC takes hard hit from EF5 tornado in Oklahoma – 13th ACCC installation completed in Poland

May 2013
ACCC installation completed in Vietnam – ACCC conductor installed in Riverside, California

April 2013
NV Energy completes 4th ACCC installation – CTC Global celebrates National Linemen Day

March 2013
EDP completes 2nd and 3rd ACCC installations in Portugal – CTC Global’s Director of Technology presents at Grid Tech in India

February 2013
Chilectra completes 8th ACCC installation in Chile – CTC Global exhibits at Tech Advantage in New Orleans

January 2013
Novosibirsk Energy installs first ACCC line in Russia – CTC Global wishes Sid Gauna a happy retirement

December 2012
ACCC conductor installed in Qatar – CTC Global prepares presentation for IEEE PES conference in Memphis

November 2012
ACCC conductor survives Super Storm Saomai just days after installation completed – CTC prepares for Smart Grid Summit in Berlin

October 2012
CTC Global describes how ACCC conductor is key to smart grid development – CTC completes its 220th project

September 2012
CTC Global describes how aerospace technology is improving the grid – CTC presents at Cigre Grid of the Future in Kansas City

August 2012
AEP orders 1,665 miles of ACCC for live line 345 kV reconductor project in Texas – Torrent Power energizes 1st ACCC transmission line in India

July 2012
City Power completes four live line ACCC reconductor projects in Johannesburg – CTC discusses the economics of efficiency

June 2012
CTC Cable goes Global: New company name reflects substantial growth – ACCC conductor survives fire storm in Nevada