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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for US Wind Project
Canada’s Birtle Transmission Line Project Receives Federal Funding
The Canadian and Manitoba governments have agreed to fund the Birtle transmission line project, which will provide renewable energy between the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
AIIB Approves $200m Loan to Improve Electricity Access in Bangladesh
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to finance the Dhaka and Western Zone transmission grid expansion project in Bangladesh.
China State Grid Over 100 Billion Power Grid Infrastructure Project Started
The latest statistics from the State Grid show that more than 1,600 grid infrastructure projects have been started and resumed, and the investment scale has exceeded 100 billion yuan.
Govt Launches Steps to Ensure Power Supply to Wuhan Hospitals
China is boosting efforts to ensure the energy supply for hospitals in Wuhan to fight against the novel coronavirus, the National Energy Administration said on Sunday.
State Grid Corp of China Promises Power Cost Reductions for Enterprises
State Grid Corp of China has vowed to reduce power costs by as much as 48.9 billion yuan ($6.96 billion) for industrial and commercial enterprises in an effort to ensure steady energy supply for hospitals in Wuhan fighting the novel coronavirus.
EIB Approves €255m Loan for Greek Electricity Network Upgrade
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a loan of €255m for a Greek electricity distribution network upgrade.
Greece's PPC Gets EUR 100m from EIB for Grid Modernisation
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Greek utility PPC SA (ATH:PPC) on Friday signed an agreement for a EUR-100-million (USD 108m) loan supporting investments in Greece's electricity distribution network.
Envision Digital to Develop First AIoT Smart Grid for PTT in Thailand
Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (Envision Digital), a global digital AIoT technology company headquartered in Singapore, has been appointed to develop the first smart grid for Thailand’s major energy company, PTT Public Company Ltd (PTT).
South Korea’s First HVDC Upgrade Strengthens Renewables Transportation
The Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and GE Renewables Energy’s Grid Solutions have upgraded a high-voltage direct current link between South Korea mainland and Jeju Island to optimise the transportation of renewable energy.
UK Power Networks Trial World’s Fastest Circuit Breakers
Cable maintenance company UK Power Networks is trialling what it calls “the world’s fastest circuit breakers” in London.
China to Ensure Power Supply in Battle Against Epidemic
China will step up efforts to secure the power supply of medical institutions, quarantine areas and firms making or transporting medical supplies to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to an official circular.
New York Announces $341m Funding to Rebuild Transmission Lines
The Government of New York has announced a funding of $341m to rebuild an 86-mile stretch of ageing Moses-Adirondack transmission lines.
Xcel Energy, eSmart and EDM Use AI for Transmission Grid Inspection
Xcel Energy, eSmart Systems and EDM International have announced an artificial intelligence (AI)-based collaborative intelligence project to transform the inspection of the transmission grid and asset management.
Öresundskraft Implement Smart Cable Technology in Swedish Grid
Swedish energy company Öresundskraft has partnered with DNV GL, a Norway-based classification and technical services provider, to monitor sections of its power grid using smart cable technology.
The Electricity Grid Of The Future is Being Built Here
A Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi last week displayed the whole universe of systems and technologies that will be required for a post-carbon world.
China Xinjiang Transmits Record High of Electricity to Grid in 2019
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region transmitted more than 71.24 billion kilowatt hours of electricity to the national grid in 2019, up 1.4 times from the figure recorded in 2018 and reaching a record high in history.
Siemens, Ghana to Work Together on Transmission Upgrades
Siemens signed a memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Ghana to address the country’s energy and infrastructure challenges, while contributing to the government’s growth and development agenda of creating high quality jobs and enhancing the voc
Nigerian National Grid Collapses, Leading to Blackouts Across the Country
The Nigerian national grid experienced its first collapse for 2020 on Thursday, 16 January, leading to blackouts across the country.
Belarus to Negotiate Direct Electricity Supplies with Latvia
Belarus will discuss the possibility of directly supplying Belarusian electricity to Latvia, BelTA learned from Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas after he met with his Latvian counterpart Krisjanis Karins on 16 January, BelTA has learned.
Ghana, Siemens Sign 250m-euro Deal to Upgrade Power Grid
Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Ghana to upgrade the nation’s electricity grid using €250m of financing from Germany.
National Grid Philippinesallots P132 Billion to Build New Power Transmission Projects
Grid operator National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said it is spending P132 billion to build new power transmission projects.
Saudi Arabia Signs Smart Grid Deal with China’s State Grid, Landgrab Continues
State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) has won a US$1.1 billion contract to install smart meters in Saudi Arabia.
China Tibet Makes Serious Infrastructure investments in Power Grid
The central government has invested more than 68.6 billion yuan ($9.9 billion) in infrastructure construction in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region in 2019, according to the regional government's work report published on Tuesday.
Japan's Power Grids to See Further Tech Upgrades
It is expected to deploy 80 million smart meters by 2024.
Maine Invests $1 Billion in Transmission Lines to Bring Canadian Hydropower to the New England grid
The state agency that handles zoning in Maine’s unregulated territories gave its approval Wednesday to a proposed $1 billion transmission line aimed at bringing Canadian hydropower to the New England power grid.
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