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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for US Wind Project
Two Thirds of Energy Industry Professionals Think the Market Needs to Be Drastically Reformed
A survey conducted by Cornwall Insight has shown nearly two thirds (63%) of people working in the energy industry believe the UK market needs to be drastically reformed.
UK Fires up “Biggest” Electricity Market Reform in a Generation
Linking electricity and gas prices could be soon part of the past as a result of the government’s Review of Electricity Market Arrangements
Australian University Receives Funding for Grid Connection Platform Dev’t
The platform will speed up the integration of RE projects to the grid.
Energy Industry Responds to UK’s First Ever Red Extreme Heat Warning
UK’s network infrastructure is designed for extreme temperatures, according to the Energy Networks Association
Smart Thermostats – The Unintended Consequences
Are smart thermostats, like electric vehicles, a potential threat to the grid? Yes, say Cornell researchers.
UK’s Electricity Sector in the Midst of a “Profound Transition”
Reform of the wholesale market could improve efficiency and minimise system costs, according to a report
Britain Becomes Net Power Exporter as EU Gas Prices Continue to Soar
Britain became a net exporter of electricity for the first time in the second quarter of this year, while gas prices across Europe continue to rise due to conflict in East Europe.
Iberdrola Wins 1700Km+ Brazil Power Line Project
The Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola through its subsidiary Neoenergia has been awarded its largest power grid line project, according to the regulatory agency, National Electricity Agency (Aneel).
US Records a Boom in All-Electric Homes
Over a quarter of all US households are all-electric, new study finds
Tesla and PG&E Launch Virtual Power Plant Programme
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Tesla Inc. have launched a pilot programme that creates a virtual power plant (VPP) to help support electric grid reliability and save customers money.
Isle of Man: 50,000 Smart Meter Replacements Underway
A plan to upgrade 50,000 meters into smart meters on the Isle of Man has begun, with the island’s 8,000 key meters as the starting point.
Minigrids Expanding Energy Access in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Zambia
The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) programme has signed four further agreements with off-grid energy service companies in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Zambia
Australia Breaks Ground on Energy Infrastructure Digitalisation
Enzen Australia has secured its first engagement in an ambitious strategy to digitalise the energy infrastructure of Australia through smart IoT solutions.
US and EU Declare Hopes for 1.5MN European Smart Thermostats
A joint statement released by US President Biden and European Commission President Von Der Leyen saw the two announce their mutual goals of deploying at least 1.5 million smart thermostats across Europe in 2022.
Global Community Smart Grid Collaboration Kicks Off
The International Community for Local Smart Grids research initiative is aimed to champion the relationship between communities and smart grids.
Australia Swiftly Needs $9 Bln in Grid Investment for Energy Transition
Australia urgently needs about A$13 billion ($9 billion) in transmission investments to jumpstart the transition to renewable energy, the country's energy market operator said on Thursday in a closely watched long-term plan for the grid.
Ofgem Injects £20.9BN Into UK’s Energy Grid Upgrade
Ofgem has announced a five-year vision, from 2023 to 2028, to transform UK energy grids to support the transition to a low-carbon energy system.
Smart Metering – Next Steps in Europe
Smart metering still has some way to go in Europe, likely to reach the 80% threshold penetration for electricity only around 2025.
Minigrids to Provide Power to Nigerians Not Currently Being Serviced
Nigeria has the world’s largest minigrid market valued at $9 billion and if explored, it could provide electricity to millions in country who are currently without access to energy.
DEWA’s Smart Grid System to Augment Restorative Management
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched an Automatic Smart Grid Restoration System (ASGR) to increase the control, management and monitoring of its power network.
China-Laos Electricity Supply Achieves Two-Way Transmission for the First Time
The Nam Tha River Hydropower Station in Laos delivered electricity to Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday.
Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund, Bank of America Among Funders of Africa Mini-Grid Push
Crossboundary Energy Access, an investment platform which is project financing solar-powered mini-grid projects in rural Africa, has secured US$50 million funding for a near-term pipeline of projects.
Uk’s First Flexibility Demand Shift Trial
The UK’s first trial to shift electricity demand and augment local network capabilities has been completed, allowing customers to capitalise on the opportunities from a transition to a smarter grid.
Placing Consumers at the Heart of Smart Metering
Chairperson of the South African Metering Industry Association, stated during that consumers should become more of a priority when utilities develop and install smart metering systems as part of efforts to future-proof the grid in Africa.
Australian State to Invest $850 Mln in Power Grid
Australia's New South Wales state on Friday said it would invest A$1.2 billion in new transmission lines over 10 years.
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Germany’s PV Systems Inject 40 GW of PV Into Grid for First Time
Oman Plans Second Electricity Interconnection With GCCIA to Boost Transfer Capability to 1,600MW
Schneider Electric Releases New All-In-One Microgrid Solution
Increase in Energy Exports to the Continent Raises Long-Term GB Power Price Predictions
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