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World’s First Long-Range Wireless Transmission Project Showcased at AEF
AEP Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement with CIP Affiliate
US-based American Electric Power subsidiary AEP Energy has signed a 400MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with a Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners affiliate.
Hitachi Absorbs ABB Power Grids in New $10B Joint Venture
Hitachi on July 1 commandeered a majority share of ABB’s lucrative Power Grids business and officially launched a joint venture company—Hitachi ABB Power Grids.
Linxon Wins $80mn Order For Substation Project In Iraq
The delivery includes all needed equipment as well as design, civil construction works, installation and commissioning.
Prysmian to Supply Cable System for SuedLink Corridor in Germany
Prysmian Group has secured contracts worth more than €800m from German transmission grid operators TransnetBW and TenneT to supply underground cable systems for the SuedLink Corridor.
Nigeria: Electricity Tariff Increase to Take Effect on 1 July
Electricity distribution companies in Nigeria have announced that a new electricity tariff increase will be rolled-out with effect from 1 July 2020.
China's Power Demand to Remain Flat in 2020
Power consumption fell 6.5% in Q1, but growth has recovered recently.
Turkish Company Prepping Offer to Supply Libya Power
Turkish power-ship operator Karadeniz Holding is preparing a bid to supply up to 1,000 megawatts of electricity to conflict-hit Libya and will submit it soon.
Sudan Looks to Reduce Load Shedding with 1,100 MW of New Power Plants
Sudan is facing a wave of load shedding due to the lack of maintenance of its power plants, induced by the mobility restrictions currently in force.
UK Grid Balancing Costs Deferred
The UK energy regulator Ofgem has agreed to the deferral of extra grid balancing costs arising from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Renewables Transition in Philippines Urged for Cheaper Electricity
Its reliance on imported thermal coal has caused price surges for consumers.
Dalekovod, ELES Sign Contracts for Power Lines Worth EUR 59.5 Million
Croatia’s Dalekovod Group has signed contracts for three projects with Slovenia's transmission system operator ELES. The investment is estimated at EUR 59.5 million.
Bulgaria's 300,000 Firms to Leave Regulated Power Market Amid Liberalization
As of October 1, about 300,000 companies in Bulgaria will have an obligation to choose an electricity supplier.
NIT Warangal to Design MTech in Smart Electric Grid
The National Institute of Technology, Warangal signed a memorandum of understanding with ABB Power Grids India to drive smart electric grid education on Thursday.
Smart Energy Grids Become More Compelling
Utilities are investing in a range of smart components– smart meters, fuses switches– in grids.
LS Cable & System Sends First Offshore Wind Cables to Taiwan
South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has shipped off the first batch of submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
A National US Power Grid Would Make Electricity Cheaper and Cleaner
The top 5 reasons to stitch together America’s balkanized grids.
IDA finances Regional Interconnection Project in Central Africa
The World Bank has approved $385 million in International Development Association financing to promote regional power interconnections and to allow Cameroon and Chad to increase their electricity supply.
China State Grid to Invest 24.7 bln Yuan in New Infrastructure this Year
The State Grid Corporation of China announced Monday it will invest 24.7 billion yuan in new infrastructure across the country this year.
Siemens to Modernize the HVDC Link Between Northern Ireland and Scotland
Siemens Gas and Power has been awarded the project to refurbish the Moyle Interconnector.
UK Electricity Grid Breaks Coal-Free Streak After Almost 68 Days
Electricity grid ran for almost two months without coal power, by far the longest stretch since 1882.
Maryland Announces Funding for 14 Microgrid Projects
Maryland yesterday announced winners in its resilience solicitation, 14 facilities that speak to the range of operations now pursuing microgrid projects — from marginalized neighborhoods to food production operations to a marine terminal.
Siemens HVDC Power Bridge Will Connect Crete With Mainland Greece
Attica-Crete interconnection will ensure a more secure power supply and increase integration of renewable energy.
Nigeria's Power Generation Falls to 2,943MW as 10 Plants Remain Idle
Darkness persisted across several parts of the country on Sunday as 10 power plants sat idle.
Indonesia State Power Company PLN Reports $2.8 bln Q1 Loss
Indonesia’s state electricity company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) reported on Monday in its quarterly financial statement a 38.88 trillion rupiah ($2.77 billion) loss in the first three months of 2020.
Cross-Border Power Supply Line Lines Between China and Mongolia
This is the second power supply line from Xinjiang in China to Mongolia.
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