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Siemens Energy and Sumitomo to Partner on Irish-UK Interconnector
Hitachi ABB Power Grids Wins Power Link Contract for Dogger Bank
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has secured a contract to lay the third transmission link from the 3.6GW offshore Dogger Bank Wind Farm.
Turkey Selects Hitachi ABB Transformers for Grid Expansion
Turkish transmission system operator TEİAŞ has selected Hitachi ABB Power Grid as its partner for a grid expansion project.
Belgium, Denmark Study Energy Island Link
TSOs Elia and Energinet will carry out the analysis and conclude whether to proceed further in 2022
New York Authorities Approve Major Transmission Line Projects
The US' New York State Public Service Commission (NYSPSC) has approved a 54.5-mile transmission line known as the New York Energy Solution Project.
French TSO Selects Nexans to Supply High-Voltage Cables for Underground Connections
French transmissions system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has selected fiber optic cable manufacturing company Nexans for the provision and installation of high-voltage cables.
Austria’s APG Joins EQUIGY Blockchain Power Grid Consortium
Austrian Power Grid (APG) becomes the fourth member of the blockchain energy balancing platform EQUIGY.
Offshore Wind Power
US Offshore Wind Potential Relies On Intelligent Grid Integration
Partnerships and Integrated Technologies Maximize Benefits for Grids, Consumers, and Environment
Enel Launches 300,000 Smart Meter Rollout in São Paulo
Enel Distribuição São Paulo is piloting the manufacture and installation of 300,000 smart meters in the São Paulo metropolitan region.
Nexans Scoops French Grid Upgrade Gig
Nexans has been chosen by Reseau de Transport d’Electricite for a three-year frame contract to deliver underground grid connections enabling further renewables integration within the French grid.
Two 33kV Distribution Stations Completed In Kalba
The projects have been implemented in line with the vision and directives of the Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi
Germany Launches Blockchain Energy Trading Project
Germany has launched a state-subsidised research project that will look at how to make use of blockchain technology in adapting power trading to the growing share of decentralised renewable power generation under the country's energy transition.
Enel-Codensa Inaugurates First 100% Digital Electrical Substation in Colombia
The Portugal substation in the Engativá locality in the west of the capital Bogotá marks a milestone in the modernisation of Colombia’s electricity sector.
Germany: Siemens Smart Grid Installed in Aral Network
Aral aims to complete the installation of more than 100 HPC charging points at 30 German service stations before the end of this quarter and has commissioned Siemens Smart Infrastructure to provide smarter grid connections at the service stations.
Emerging Market Countries will Deploy 148 million Smart Meters over the Next Five Years
A new report released by research firm Northeast Group states that emerging market countries will deploy 148 million smart electricity meters over the next five years.
Pakistan Inaugurates 113 kilometre Electricity Transmission Lines
Pakistan and Islamic Development Bank on Wednesday inaugurated 113 kilometre power transmission lines on its border along Afghanistan as the country aims to complete its side of the $1.2 billion mega CASA-1000 project.
Mott MacDonald Develop a Digital Solution to Renewable Energy Challenges
Mott MacDonald has launched Moata Smart Energy, a suite of digital tools that optimises performance and maximises returns from renewables.
EDF Orders Additional 650k Landis+Gyr Smart Meters for UK Rollout
UK utility EDF has ordered an additional 650,000 smart gas and electric meters from Landis+Gyr to meet its UK smart meter rollout target.
UK’s Second Electricity Link to France Starts Flowing at Full Capacity
IFA2, National Grid’s second electricity interconnector linking the UK and France, is now able to flow low carbon electricity between the two countries at full capacity.
Acwa Power to Develop $2.5bn Worth of Power Project in Uzbekistan
The projects will deliver a total of 2.5 Gigawatts of power into Uzbekistan's grid upon completion
China's power generation growth continues to accelerate in 2020
China saw its growth of power production continue to accelerate in 2020, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.
Smart Grid Research Centre Inaugurated in Morocco
Construction has started on a new research centre for smart grids at the Green Energy Park in Ben Guerir in central Morocco.
Offshore Wind Power
South Korean Pair to Develop Offshore Wind Substation
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and Korea Electric Power Corporation Engineering & Construction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop an offshore wind substation.
Trelleborg Secures Chinese Cable Protection Job
NjordGuard system to be used at Jiangsu Qidong offshore wind farm
New York Grid can Integrate 9GW of Offshore Wind
Integrating 9000MW of offshore wind generation by 2035 into the New York power grid should be achievable without major onshore bulk transmission upgrades.
Duke Energy Florida, Consumer Groups Reach Agreement for Building Smarter Energy Grid
Collaborative agreement includes investments in grid modernization and EV charging stations.
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