SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 17, 2009 23:00 ET

Final Bidders for U.K. Offshore Transmission Contracts Revealed, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - December 17, 2009) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The U.K's energy regulator, Ofgem, has whittled down the potential winners of more than £1 billion ($1.6 billion) of offshore transmission grid contracts to six contenders. After shortlisting 13 firms in October, a number of large energy companies have missed the cut, including subsidiaries of RWE AG (OTC:RWEOY) (Essen, Germany), Scottish and Southern Energy plc (OTC:SSEZY) (Perth, Scotland), Statkraft AS (Oslo, Norway) and Electricity Supply Board (Dublin, Ireland).

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