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World’s First Long-Range Wireless Transmission Project Showcased at AEF
Xinjiang to Invest 7.65 bln Yuan in Rural Power Grid Upgrades
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will channel over 7.56 billion yuan (about 1.07 billion U.S. dollars) this year, up 36.8 percent from 2019, to upgrade and construct the power grid in its rural areas.
ABB Helping Strengthen South America's Power Grid
ABB Power Grids announced that it signed a five-year framework contract estimated to be worth around $100 million with South America’s largest utilities company, Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA).
Power Generation from Coal-Fired Plants in Poland Rose to 50.21% in March
The production of electricity in Poland based on the burning of coal grew in March 2020 to 50.21 percent from 46.79 in March 2019
COVID-19 Causes 6 Per Cent Electricity Use Drop in Peru
Peru's electricity consumption fell by 6% in March.
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State Grid Resumes Construction of 800 kV HVDC Line in China
Construction works had been suspended in the Hubei province, the epicentre of the global coronavirus pandemic.
The National Rural Electrification Programme (Proner) in Côte d’Ivoire Receives Boost
A part of the AfDB loan will also be set aside for the Electricity for All Programme (EFPT) of Côte d’Ivoire, which was launched mid last year in the Indénié-Djuablin region.
NECEC Awards US $300m Contract for NECEC Project in New England, US
As per the terms of the contract, the companies will subcontract work to other Maine-based suppliers, contractors and consultants that have a preference to hire Maine workers when possible.
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China State Grid Incorporating More Renewable Energy Via UHVDC with Help from ABB
The transmission links will be among the world’s most powerful, according to ABB. Each link will transport up to 8,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity.
Egypt, Sudan Joint Electricity Grid Commence Operation
The Egypt, Sudan joint electricity grid has officially commenced operation.
EIA Notes Power Demand Destruction from Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic is altering the power landscape, with utilities and other power generators forced to adjust for load disruptions.
EIB Offers €100m Loan to Support Finland’s Elenia Electricity Network
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a loan of €100m to Finnish electricity distribution system operator (DSO) Elenia.
Users in New Blockchain Project can Select their Sustainable Energy Source of Choice
Power Ledger and ekWateur are working together to boost the transition toward renewable power.
MHPS Grid-Connects T-Point 2 Advanced Gas Turbine Validation Facility
This verification facility will eventually become the main base for a much-anticipated autonomous combined cycle power generation project.
AfDB Provides €62M for Rural Electrification in Over 1,300 Localities in Côte d'Ivoire
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has recently granted a loan of about 41 billion CFA francs (€62.35 million) to Côte d'Ivoire.
Brazil's Eletrobras Plans to Invest US$6.2bn by 2024
According to its Business and Management Master Plan 2020-2024, Brazilian state-owned power utility Eletrobras plans to invest BRL32.4bn (US$6.2bn) over the period 2020-2024.
SIEMENS-TERNA Consortium Secures 370 Mln Euro Contract in Greek Power Link
A consortium of Siemens and Terna has been awarded a 370 million euro ($410 million) contract as part of a 1 billion euro Greek power project to link Athens to the island of Crete, power grid operator ADMIE IPTO Holding said on Monday.
AfDB Will Lend US$242m for the Cameroon-Chad Power Interconnection
The presidency of Cameroon has authorised the government to sign two loan agreements with the African Development Bank (AfDB) totalling XAF148bn (US$243m) to finance the Cameroon-Chad power interconnection project.
Norway Postpones Decision on $2.2 bln Power Cable to Scotland
Norway is postponing a decision on whether to allow companies to construct a new subsea power cable between it and Scotland.
State Grid Corp. of China Is Finally Getting Out of Real Estate
State Grid Corp. of China, the country’s largest electricity distributor, is planning to exit the real estate business, nearly a decade after its primary overseer first ordered such a move as part of a drive to get centrally-owned state enterprises to foc
Australian State to Push 17.7 GW Green Energy into Grid
The renewable energy zones in three regions aim to drive $14.11b of investments.
Siemens Announces Major Leadership Reshuffle in Parent AG And Energy Spinoff
Power generation giant Siemens has recently announced some dramatic changes to the top of its corporate structure due to take place within the next year.
US $200m Nigeria Electrification Project launched
The US $200m Nigeria Electrification Project has officially been launched by Rural Electricity Agency (REA). Managing Director of REA, Mr. Ahmad Salihijo spoke during the launch ceremony and said that the project aims to address the energy access challeng
ABB Digital Technology Fortifies Grid Health Check Evaluation in China
China Southern Power Grid (CSG), China’s second largest electricity grid company and which serves more than 250 million people, has selected ABB Ability Ellipse Asset Performance Management (APM) solution to enhance operational efficiency and increase equ
South Sudan Is Building Its Electric Grid Virtually From Scratch
As South Sudan emerges from the wreckage of civil war, its leaders are beginning to build the nation’s electric sector from the ground up. With only a handful of oil-fired power plants and crumbling poles and wires in place, the country is striving for a
Off-Grid Energy Key to Power Growth in Emerging Markets
Approximately $2.1 billion in cumulative disclosed corporate-level investment was deployed into off-grid energy access markets between 2010 and 2019.
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