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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for US Wind Project
GE Digital: IoT is Mission-Critical for Energy
Energy Digital spoke with Jim Walsh, GM for Grid Software at GE Digital, about the critical importance of IoT in modern energy operations.
Zimbabwe Power Utility Woos Private Solar Power Producers to Supply National Grid
Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) is seeking to boost power supply by tapping into excess power produced by private users of solar energy through a net metering program.
China to Remain Global Leader in Smart Grid Technology
The country's dedication to 5G will boost the power sector's growth.
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ABB Power Grids Commissions World's First Transmission Line Under The Yangtze River
In a bid to decrease coal consumption and move towards clean energy, China is introducing technologies that reduce carbon footprint.
Covid-19 Impact: India's Power Demand Falls Over 20% in May
India's power demand has dropped by over 20 per cent in the first five days of May as compared to the corresponding period last year.
Uzbekistan Publishes Radical New Ten-Year Strategy for Power Sector
The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has published a 'Concept Note', outlining its strategy for the provision of electricity in the Republic of Uzbekistan between 2020-2030.
UK’s Smart DCC Installs Cellular Network to Support Smart Meter Innovation
UK smart grid management firm Smart DCC’s new Manchester office, Brabazon House, is now host to its own in-building advanced cellular network to enable testing of the latest smart energy technologies and initiatives at Smart DCC’s new site.
India Bags ADB $346m Loan to Electrify Rural Maharashtra
In India, the government of Maharashtra has secured a $346 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to electrify rural agriculture customers.
ABB Expects Sharp Drop in Demand from Coronavirus Lockdowns
Over the next three months, the coronavirus outbreak will trigger a "significant drop" in demand.
State Grid Corp of China to Spend $383m for Setting up 78,000 Charging Piles
State Grid Corp of China said on Tuesday that it would invest 2.7 billion yuan to set up 78,000 charging piles across the country, as China seeks to further promote the development of electric vehicles and related sectors.
The U.S. Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Grid Management Systems and Risk Assessment Systems
The U.S. Department of Energy today (4/23) announced $25 million in funding for 10 projects as part of the Performance-based Energy Resource Feedback, Optimization, and Risk Management(PERFORM) program.
Making electric Energy Systems Future-Ready Through Multiple Forms of Power Generation
Since the earliest days of streetcars and public utilities, electric power systems have had a fairly standard structure: for a given area, a few large generation plants produce and distribute electricity to customers.
Peak Power Demand Dips to 70% in Chandigarh
During the curfew, the city's electricity demand fell to an all-time low.
China's Grid Giants up Investments in Charging Piles for NEVs
China's two grid giants have made ambitious investment plans to build charging piles for new energy vehicles (NEVs) as the country speeds up infrastructure construction to support the development of electric cars.
ASEAN Smart Grid Market Expected to Reach $2.94 Billion by 2024
The ASEAN smart grid market is projected to grow from $1,248.8 million in 2019 to $2,949.6 million by 2024, at a CAGR 18.76% from 2019 to 2024.
Australia’s ESB Begins Push to Re-Shape Markets for a Renewables-Dominated Grid
Australia’s principal energy institutions have outlined some of their preferred features of a new energy market that they say is needed to accommodate the massive technical and regulatory shift in a grid that will soon be dominated by renewable energy.
Power Shortages will Remain a Big Challenge in a Post-COVID-19 South Africa
The decline in economic activity precipitated by the spread of COVID-19 and ensuing lockdown in South Africa is also affecting the country's electricity supply dynamics.
ABB Power Grids Wins Rs 165 Crore Order from Indian Oil Corporation
Indian oil company has awarded the project worth rs 165 crore to ABB.
SDRPY Inaugurates New Electricity Project in Yemen
The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) has launched a new electricity project in Yemen’s Al-Mahra Governorate.
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China's SGCC Resumes Construction of 800kV Transmission Line
It was suspended in the Hubei province due to the outbreak.
US Power Demand Falls to Near 17-yr Low as Coronavirus Cuts Use by Companies
Electricity demand in the us last week fell to its lowest level in nearly 17 years.
Xinjiang to Invest 7.65 bln Yuan in Rural Power Grid Upgrades
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will channel over 7.56 billion yuan (about 1.07 billion U.S. dollars) this year, up 36.8 percent from 2019, to upgrade and construct the power grid in its rural areas.
ABB Helping Strengthen South America's Power Grid
ABB Power Grids announced that it signed a five-year framework contract estimated to be worth around $100 million with South America’s largest utilities company, Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA).
Power Generation from Coal-Fired Plants in Poland Rose to 50.21% in March
The production of electricity in Poland based on the burning of coal grew in March 2020 to 50.21 percent from 46.79 in March 2019
COVID-19 Causes 6 Per Cent Electricity Use Drop in Peru
Peru's electricity consumption fell by 6% in March.
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German Developer Moves Forward With Minigrid Project in Senegal
Bahrain Unveils $1 Billion Al-Dur 2 Water and Power Plant
Duke Energy to Mobilize First-Of-Its-Kind Microgrid-Integrated Fleet Electrification Center
TNB Inks Deal With Vietnam, Lao to Strengthen Asean Power Grid
Kuzminskaya Wind Farm Feeds First Electricity to Russian National Grid
Australia’s Largest Commercial Microgrid Goes Online