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Siemens Energy and Sumitomo to Partner on Irish-UK Interconnector
Siemens Energy to Rebuild Mosul Super Grid Destroyed in 2014
The planned grid station will help supply power to nearly 700,000 people in northern Iraq
How Norway Became Europe’s Biggest Power Exporter
The world’s largest synchronous electricity network has allowed many European countries to make power trading a part of everyday grid balancing. Until now, France has usually acted as the grid’s largest exporter, thanks to its location and nuclear fleet.
Hellenic Cables Awarded Cable Contract for Greek Offshore Wind Farm
Kafireas II Wind Farm, located in the southern-most part of Evia island, will be connected to the national Power Transmission System at IPTO’s 150 kV Lavrion substation.
GE and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Sign Landmark Agreement to Reduce Environmental Impact in the Electrical Transmission Industry
This fluoronitrile-based gas mixture has a significantly reduced impact on the environment compared to SF6.
China’s SGBH Wins Brazil Transformer and Transmission Concession
Brazilian electricity sector regulator Aneel has awarded Chinese firm State Grid Brazil Holdings the concession to construct transformers and transmission lines in Goiás state.
L&T To Design And Construct Two 132/11kV Substations In Dubai
The construction arm of L&T has secured several orders from high profile clients for its various businesses
Submarine Cable to Connect 10.5 GW Wind-Solar Complex in Morocco to the UK Grid
UK-based Xlinks is planning to build 10.5 GW of wind and solar in Morocco and sell the power generated by the huge plant in the UK.
Kazakistan to Explore Satellite Networks for Digital Transformation Project
The government of Kazakistan has signed a new deal with communications solutions firm SES to explore the use of the company’s connectivity services to accelerate the digital transformation of various public and private sectors within the country.
Hitachi ABB to Help IREN Strengthen Italy’s Grid
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been commissioned to design, supply and commission five bays of 420-kilovolt GIS for the Turbigo power plant in Italy.
DEME Wins French Floater Export Cable Gig
DEME’s French subsidiary has won a contract for the export cable for the 30MW Leucate floating offshore wind farm, off France.
EVNNPT Installs First Digital Transformer in Hai Phong
Vietnam’s National Power Transmission Corporation has put into operation its first digital transformer station in the Thuy Nguyen district of the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Flexible Charging Cuts Electricity Bills and Creates Grid Stability
Steered charging of electric vehicles can provide the electricity grid with much needed flexibility.
Texas House Targets Power Grid Flaw that Cut Electricity to Natural Gas Facilities and Worsened February Blackouts
The lower chamber gave initial approval Monday to a series of bill responding to this year’s catastrophic power outages during a deadly winter storm.
Nigeria: Power Generation Falls Further by 27% to 3,567MW
Nigeria's power generation, Monday, dropped by 27% to 3,567.30 megawatts, MW, as at 06hours compared to the 4,557.50MW peak generation at 22hours the previous day.
Oman To Roll Out 1.2 Million Smart Meters In Five Years
The initiative is considered a leading national project in terms of digital transformation, with the smart meters set to replace mechanical meters
EDF Completes Installation of 1 Lakh Smart Meters in India
The company marked this as the completion of the first stage of the contract and the beginning of the commercial roll-out of 5 million smart meters installation across India, nearly half of which will be installed in Bihar
Southwire Scores Cable Contract for Vineyard Wind 1
Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, announced that Southwire, a US based company, will be a key supplier for the design, manufacturing and installation
IRENA and China State Grid Agree to Advance Transition Through Power System Enhancements
The International Renewable Energy Agency, and the State Grid Corporation of China, have today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organisations work closely to support grid enhancements
Belarus Disconnects Power Lines with Lithuania for Testing
Belarus has disconnected cross-border transmission lines with Lithuania as part of the ongoing tests of the reliability of the Belarusian energy system, the press service of the Belarusian Energy Ministry said on 8 April.
Namibia: Power Line Africa Wins N$660 million NamPower Tender
THE Tsumeb-based electricity infrastructure construction company Power Line Africa Ltd has won a tender to design and construct a power line for the national power corporation worth over N$660 million, excluding taxes.
ETHIOPIA: Addis Ababa gets Support for Electrification Process
The World Bank's Board of Directors has approved a $500 million loan to Ethiopia.
Nicaragua to Upgrade and Expand Electricity System
The Central American Bank for Economic Integration has awarded a $40.1 million towards Nicaragua’s transmission system expansion.
PNG Power Improvement Project Approved by World Bank
The World Bank has approved a project by Papua New Guinea-based energy company PNG Power to support improvements to the company’s operational and financial performance.
Successful Completion of the First Ever Submarine Interconnection Between the Island of Crete and Mainland Greece
Record water depth installation for the innovative non-metallic armour cable / The trustful relationship with IPTO and the Group’s consolidated project execution capabilities were key to success
First Philec to Produce ‘Green’ Transformers
First Philec Inc., The Philippines’ largest transformer manufacturer, has announced the launch of green transformers made from 100 percent recyclable and biodegradable materials to help power distributors bring down system losses and reduce carbon footpri
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