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.


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



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

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

CIGRÉ Session 2016
Paris, France
August 21-26, 2016
See us at our booth


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


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