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Nigerian transmission company to invest $2 billion in expanding capacity

  • 2 days ago (2017-08-18)
  • David Flin

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has secured $2 billion to rehabilitate national grid infrastructure, and expand its transmission capacities up to 20,000 MW within the next three years.

Taiwan blackout causes scrutiny of power policy

  • 3 days ago (2017-08-17)
  • David Flin

Taiwan’s electricity grid has been under strain, and an outage at the country’s biggest gas-fired power plant resulted in a power outage affecting 6 million households on Tuesday.

Mozambique state power company to bring power to whole country by 2030

  • 4 days ago (2017-08-16)
  • David Flin

Mateus Magala, Chairman of Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM), Mozambique’s state-owned electricity company, said that EdM intends to supply power to the whole country by 2030, in a project expected to cost over $16 billion.

World’s largest solar thermal plant planned for South Australia

  • 5 days ago (2017-08-15)
  • David Flin

SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 MW solar thermal power station near Port Augusta, South Australia.

GE wins $100 million deal for hydro pumped storage project in Israel

  • 6 days ago (2017-08-14)
  • David Flin

GE Renewable Energy has won a turnkey contract with Star Pumped Storage Ltd for the 344 MW Kokhav Hayarden hydro pumped storage station, the second to be installed in Israel.

Turkey plans three new nuclear power plants

  • 9 days ago (2017-08-11)
  • David Flin

Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s Energy Minister, said that the country plans to build three nuclear power plants between 2023 and 2030, and that these would provide 10 per cent of domestic electricity consumption.

Energy trends cast doubts on coal’s future in India

  • 10 days ago (2017-08-10)
  • David Flin

Over the last two years, coal consumption in India has slowed to its lowest level in two decades, despite the economy growing at an annual 7 per cent.

Wind energy in USA continues rapid growth

  • 11 days ago (2017-08-09)
  • David Flin

The US Energy Department has released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide.

Siemens announces development of HL gas turbine

  • 12 days ago (2017-08-08)
  • David Flin

Siemens has announced that it is developing its HL-class gas turbines.

Haredi private Shabbat power stations to raise Israelis’ electricity rates

  • 13 days ago (2017-08-07)
  • David Flin

It has been reported that Knesset members from United Torah Judaism Party are seeking to establish small private power stations in Haredi neighbourhoods, which will be cut off from the national grid on Saturdays.

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