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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for US Wind Project
Philippines Energy Chief: 2023 Power Supply Conditions Look 'Difficult'
The Philippines' energy minister said on Monday the country's power supply situation next year is likely to be difficult, with some hydro plants expected to be unable to deliver electricity.
UK Minister Zahawi: Planned Power Cuts Extremely Unlikely
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Nadhim Zahawi walks at Britain's Conservative Party's annual conference in Birmingham, Britain, October 5, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah McKaySenior Cabinet Office minister Nadhim Zahawi on Sunday said it is &qu
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South African State Utility Reinstates Rolling Power Cuts from Monday
South African state utility Eskom said on Sunday it would resume rolling power cuts from Monday till Wednesday during night-time to attend to unplanned breakdowns and replenish generation capacity.
GE to Supply Reserve Power to Swiss Federal Office
GE Gas Power has secured an order from the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) for the rental of eight of its trailer-mounted gas turbine units.
India – 5 Million Smart Meter Milestone
The five million smart meter milestone was passed in India on the last day of September, according to National Smart Grid Mission statistics.
Canada’s Ocean Energy Smart Grid Project Reaches Milestone Testing
A smart grid controller to integrate ocean and other energy resources and regulate their distribution goes into full-scale testing.
Iberdrola Taps EIB for €220M Smart Grid Development
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Iberdrola have agreed to increase the green loan signed in 2021 with a top up of €220 million ($215 million) to strengthen smart grids in Spain for renewable integration, energy efficiency and security of supply.
Laos Poised to Be Southeast Asia’s Key Electricity Supplier
This comes amidst the development the Laos-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project.
Siemens Enables Complete Digital Model for Largest US TSO’s Physical Grid
The energy giant will replace American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) protection simulation operation software with PSSCAPE with the aim of establishing software interoperability and setting up a digital model of their transmission grid.
5 Million IoT Enabled Smart Meters for India
Vodafone Idea is partnering with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) and Trilliant to deliver IoT enabled smart meters in two states in India.
Mytilineos Completes First Phase of 650MW Power Plant in Libya
Greek energy company Mytilineos has completed the first stage of construction for a power plant in Tobruk, Libya, with 185MW having already been distributed to the country’s electricity system.
Dutch DSOs Make Bold Moves to Tackle Grid Bottlenecks
Holland’s grid is at capacity. Bottlenecks have been appearing in Dutch cities and to expand grid capacity Liander and Stedin – two DSOs – have announced different measures to alleviate the situation.
New Energy Harvesting Tech Could Bring Power to Remote Regions
Piezoelectric could be quite the saver in the costs to generate a little remote power.
Australia’s AGL Energy Names Board Member McKenzie as Chair
AGL Energy said on Monday board member Patricia McKenzie would replace Peter Botten as chair, as part of an overhaul after the power producer scrapped plans to split its coal-fired generation unit from the energy retail business.
New Cybersecurity Partnership to Safeguard Smart Meters
A new partnership is supplying a cybersecurity solution for smart meters as the energy industry faces the increasing threat of cyberattacks.
Transgrid Interconnector Uses Smart Grid Tech to Unlock Network Capacity
Australian TSO Transgrid has announced its use of smart grid technology through an interconnector project to unlock additional renewable energy capacity.
Researchers at Sandia Lab Successfully Test New Power Generation Technology
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico announced they completed a successful test of a new power-generating technology.
Paris Plans to Turn off Eiffel Tower’s Lights Early to Save Electricity, Report Says
Paris plans to turn off the Eiffel Tower's lights earlier each night to save electricity.
LV Support Room Uses Smart Meter Data to Expedite Fault Detection
Transmission and distribution network operator SP Energy Networks has opened a new low voltage (LV) support room, which leverages data from smart meters and substations to pre-emptively spot faults on the electricity network.
Siemens to Equip Alexandria with ADMS, AMI and 300K Smart Meters
Siemens has been awarded a contract to upgrade Egypt’s second largest city’s distribution management system, establish advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and supply 300,000 smart meters.
Project CARMEN: Joint Romania-Hungary Smart Grid
The Carpathian Modernised Energy Network (CARMEN) smart grid project is up for funding from the Connecting Europe Facility programme.
Smart Meters Set to Transform Into Grid-Edge Computing Devices – Whitepaper
According to a new whitepaper from Guidehouse Insights, there is an extensive base of smart meters set for upgrade and replacement over the coming decade in both the US and Western Europe.
$10.5 billion programme for US grid upgrades launched
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking input on a $10.5 billion programme for smart grids and other upgrades to strengthen the country’s electricity grid.
Octopus Energy and National Grid Demonstrate First V2G in Great Britain
Octopus Energy Group and National Grid ESO have announced the first successful integration of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, using a test environment of the balancing mechanism
EDF Looks to Pay as You Go Meters amid British Billing Crisis
Electric utility company Électricité de France (EDF) has announced support packages for British consumers, one of which involves using smart prepayment meters to assist with energy efficiency as the bills crisis worsens.
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